dogs on leash
off road driving
cross country skiing
A nice easy trail ... bring the kids and the dog. The first mile is flat, wide and open. The trail narrows, elevates a bit and the rocks become larger. I went in the evening and saw some deer. The sun set and the last mile was after sunset and still easy and enjoyable.
Do not do this hike without suffient water even in May! I did this in May with only a bottle of Vitamin Water and nearly passed out. Now if I had had a hydration pack and it was late afternoon or early morning it would've been a different story!
Overall, a very easy walk on pave walkways.
This is a lovely trail and the alltrails description is accurate. It is, however, apparently used as a local dog park. Most hikers had dogs, few of whom were leashed (per posted rules, dogs should be leashed). The trail is narrow and the crowd of hikers and dogs we met when we were hiking back out made the trail uncomfortably congested. And sadly, the half mile or so of the trail on county land before the Wilderness boundary was amply littered with dog poop, in spite of signs and clean-up bags provided at the trailhead. It might take a group of concerned citizens to turn around what is clearly an entrenched culture of usage.