Added by The Outbound Collective
Lake views+wildlife+tall trees=one amazing hike.
Park in the lot off of Butler Lane (see map) to access the trail. This trail is open year round, is dog-friendly, and offers a variety of activities. In the winter, bring your snow gear!
- Good shoes
- Sun protection
- Snowshoes (winter)
- Canoe (optional)
Please respect the places you find on The Outbound.
Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph. Learn More
Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking, Running, Skiing, Snowshoeing
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