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Added by wendy wernet

It's a scenic trail into the woods where you can enjoy it every season. You may hear and see different wildlife on the trail.

This 3.1 mile long trail is a scenic trail that offers different wildlife opportunities and a unique history. You may see a pileated woodpecker or hear a grouse thumping. It's a loop trail that runs across the AuSable river. The Civilian Conservation Corps used part of the river as their swimming hole when they were there from 1933 until 1942. The river is also a popular fishing stream. In the winter, it's a popular cross country skiing trail. If you visit the Hartwick Pines visitor center, you can pick up a guided map that offers different points of interest.It's a nice trail to relax and enjoy the peaceful sounds of the woods. There is one part of the trail where the trail contains switchbacks, and has a nice climb. The only downside, is that bugs may be bad in the spring.Elevation gain: 1300 ft.Directions: Take M93 east from 75 until you turn right on Bobcat trail, the parking lot is on the right (the parking lot used to be the Civilian Conservation Corps campground).

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Features

Fishing
Photography
Running
Skiing
Snowshoeing
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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