Hike the Lake Artemesia Natural Area Trail

Maryland Lake Artemesia Natural Area Trail

  • Activities:

    Cycling, Running, Skiing, Snowshoeing, Hiking

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Year Round

  • Trail Type:

    Loop

  • RT Distance:

    2.42 Miles

  • Elevation Gain:

    6 Feet

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Handicap Accessible
Lake
River
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Lose yourself in lake views, wildflowers, and open sky. 

Park in the lot off of 55th Ave to access the trail (see map). This trail is great for all skill levels, is handicap accessible and dog friendly. 

Photos: Yngve Roennike, Justin Grimes, Mr.TinDC

Pack List

  • Sun protection
  • Camera
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This is a gem, tucked away in an easily accessible spot. Great place for a leisurely walk and picnic. Generally not crowded, which is a rarity so close to the city. Walkers and riders are low key - I haven't encountered aggressive bike riders like we often see on the commuter trails, which makes this a good spot for rides with children.

3 months ago
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