dogs on leash
Sydney F. on Deer Run Trail
Beautiful place and very lightly trafficked
Jon P. on Bear Creek Trail
The main trail is out and back. There was a side trail 'Rhett'sRun' which was fun and shaded. It is flanked by a municipal dump and a rock quarry so you can't easily make a circular route off trail.
Ok, very moderate effort required, a romp in the woods, needs better marking though, bridges across creek are highlights, does it really take that much to apply some decent trail badges? Picnic and staging area at trailhead are in excellent condition, clean and kept; why not pour about 2 hours' effort into letting hikers know where to go on this hike, since there are other trails in the complex?
I agree with the other reviewers. The trail (Smith Creek Loop) is terrible due people riding their horses when the ground is wet. A lot of the time we had to walk in the woods beside the trails so we wouldn't twist our ankles or step in the deep holes they left. The views on top of the bluffs are beautiful and there some great spots to stop and camp.
Erik M. on Deer Run Trail
Best trail in the Columbia area for nonstop fun and challenging terrain. My favorite trail system thus far. Will be back...Goodtimes!