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trail running

trail running
10 days ago

Great run!!!!

Really enjoyed this trail! It was awesome!

probably my fav hike i’ve done! waterfall is gorgeous! did it in the snow a few months ago, it was definitely a challenge due to the weather. would love to do it again after it all melts. easy to get lost for sure tho!

Moderate indeed. But good trail and really liked the waterfall! Took about ~4hrs

Small lake but it is beautiful! Easy trail! I did with my friends one month ago.

Fun trail. Took us ~4 hours round trip

hiking
23 days ago

Off we went to do some geocaching and found out the suspension bridge was still closed due to an upgrade. Si we changed our plans and headed down the trail, then heading left for a while at the bottom, and then taking the Circuit 8 trail back up to Rice Lake. We then walked around the lake, had a picnic and then headed back to the parking lot via the trail, picking up caches as we went. All in all it was a fun hike.

Nice one!

Nice walking, not hard! Beautiful creeks, forest and lake.

Absolutely loved doing this trail. It’s one of the most dynamic hikes I’ve done.
Relatively untouched.
Note: it is unmaintained so rocks and roots are plenty. Can get slippery from mud and many stream crossings.
Follow the markers. People have marked the trail for a reason... it would be easy to get lost out there.
When you get to the big tree, look to your left to keep going up. There’s a relatively steep section at this point... I promise you, it’s worth it!
Head up to Kennedy falls. You’ll hear the water gushing. The falls are absolutely stunning.
I sat and had some food before continuing back.
It gets quite cold and slippery near the falls from the water spraying FYI.
Water is cold, but mighty refreshing!
I’d love to do this hike again.

I really enjoyed doing this hike!

Did it today. A bit scary as not many people in this trail. But worth checking in here.

hiking
1 month ago

Great hike, beautiful views.

Great hike to an amazing tree with spectacular spring falls !

Great hike to do when its raining. Not too busy and not to hard. It was muddy and wet but well worth it. The big tree is amazing! The water fall at this time of year is impressive.

Love the views and it’s an easy enough walk my 5yo son loved it and it tired him out

hiking
7 months ago

Great hike with some challenging points!

Nothing much to see but a good run is sometimes all you need . I usually park in the rice lake parking side and run down .... find it better

Awesome hike on a rainy day. Got pretty wet and muddy, slipped a couple times. My crew was pretty quick and we went to the falls and back in just over 2 hours. Ran some of the way. Falls are beautiful. Lots of area to dip in the water on a hot day. Interesting trees, and not just the big cedar. Loved it.

Nice easy and beautiful walk

This is a great and fun hike, varying terrain and not too difficult. The trail isn't marked as well once you get past Big Cedar but keep your eye out and you'll be fine.

This is an awesome hike. We had light packs and did it in 3.5 hours with a quick dip in the waterfall. Such a beautiful reward at the end

This is mainly a mountain biking area and the first part of the trail is shared but not an issue.
It's a great hike with some ups and downs and beautiful old growth forest. It's 12 km return to the parking lot.
The Falls are beautiful and the rocks are very slippery so be careful. The other creeks were dried up when we went but it would be interesting to see them in full force.
I imagine snowshoeing would be great here.
We parked in the 3h lot and did not get ticketed. Maybe luck?

A lovely easy hike through the forest. No views are available on this hike however the crystal clear waters of Kennedy Falls are worth the hike.

We saw some trail runners with their dogs, if you do want to run it just be aware of the many loose rocks and trees roots along the path.

Just a side note, recently the car park at the trail-head has limited the duration to 3 hours. This trail can be complete in under 3 hours however if you're looking to take your time I'd suggest parking in the neighborhood near by (a lot of the parking is permit based so just be careful)

on Rice Lake Trail

Thursday, June 01, 2017

This is a good place to take people from out of town because it's not stupid it's in easy walk

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

easy and quick hike.

trail running
Thursday, April 27, 2017

It's a nice loop for trail running. Well maintained.

Great hike. Variety in terrain. Relatively quiet, a low traffic trail when we did it in Mid May. Highly recommend

hiking
Sunday, March 26, 2017

The trail is not marked very well. Despite that, I would say that it is a really nice hike. This being my first time hiking the trail, I would say that it is fairly easy with some sections that pose a bit of a challenge. In all, minus stop times, I would say that it takes about an hour to complete the hike. Busing up there is pretty straight forward.

Friday, December 23, 2016

Pretty walk through nature

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