on Scarce O'Fat Trail

hiking
1 day ago

It's a nice 4+ mile loop - not very difficult. The second half is very pretty, you feel like you're in the heart of the forest. However, we were fighting off mosquitoes the entire time so be sure to bring your bug spray!

hiking
6 days ago

Really fun trail! My wife and I have hiked it twice now and love the challenge, though I find it easier than it's described here.

hiking
9 days ago

hiking
1 month ago

We had a good hike this afternoon but for the life of me when we hit that gravel road I could not find where the trail continues so we doubled back. Novice when it comes to non-state park caliber marked trails I guess. If anyone can clarify how to navigate the fire Road/logging road that everyone's talking about in the comments that would be awesome.

It is labeled as hard, and it is if you aren't used to the hills and even the size of the rocks on the fire road. We did it at night, 2 adults and 3 kids. we made it, but our imaginations really had us moving at times. About mile 3 we were just over it. Got back to the car, hot, sweaty, and ready for bed. Kids passed out within 5 minutes of leaving Bloomington. Probably a trail that is more fun in the daylight. Either way, it was nice.

*Word of advice, however, when reaching the end of the fire road, pay close attention to the trail markers and the trees. They get a bit dicey at that spot. *

hiking
2 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

on Scarce O'Fat Trail

3 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

Good trail.

Great trail. A bit muddy today, but not too bad. Some places had trees blocking the path, but again it was manageable.

on Yellowwood Lake Trail

3 months ago

4 months ago

We tried to walk the trail on a Monday after a 3-4 inch rain over the previous weekend. about 1/3 of the way in..it was totally impassable. If we had rubber boots..we might had kept going. It was too bad,because it was sunny and cool and the park was virtually empty. it was a nice,serene and beautiful walk.