Explore the most popular trails in Lake Carlos State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

Sculpted by ancient glaciers, Lake Carlos State Park contains a tamarack bog, marshes, woodland ponds, and lakes. A variety of recreational activities revolve around the lake. Clear and deep, Lake Carlos offers visitors a perfect setting for swimming, fishing, boating, camping, hiking and horseback riding. In the winter, ski from the tamarack bog to a maple-basswood forest.

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4 months ago

Great starter hiking trail.

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muddy
4 months ago

A little muddy in spots. Great hike for all skill levels. Lots of shade.

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scramble
6 months ago

great starter hill. good for kids and pets

Beautiful spot. Easy peaceful walk. Forgot my bug spray got a few nasty bites. Saw deer and flowers.

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Thu Jul 19 2018

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Thu Oct 19 2017

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Fri Jun 01 2012