Hike the Lake Elkhorn Trail

Lake Elkhorn Trail - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

Beautiful lake setting perfect for a peaceful walk, enhanced by wildlife and wildflowers.

Park in the lot to access the trail (see map). This is an ideal trail to walk with kids, or to do by yourself! Dogs are welcome too. 

Photos: Fuzzy Gerdes, therapybeagles, Yngve Roennike

Distance

1.99 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

22 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Canoeing, Fishing, Running, Hiking

Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Lake
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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Overall rating: 

Nice Length

Beautiful to walk around the lake. Though I wouldn’t call it a hike it’s a nice long walk (or shorter run but you can easily do the loop multiple times). Paved path, fishing spots and a playground, it has something for everyone!

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