Larsen Slough

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Larsen Slough is a 2.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Big Lake, Minnesota that features a lake. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail running. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

2.2 miles
85 feet

dogs on leash

kid friendly


trail running




3 months ago

Nice simple hike through the woods. You’re better off entering from the East then hiking in from a parking spot then going clockwise around the lake. Look to follow the animal trails. Some billy goating closer to the water is necessary to avoid thorns which are also closer to the water. Beautiful pines everywhere!

Saturday, June 04, 2011

Had a lot of fun at Sand Dunes when I went last summer with a friend. Parked on one side of the forest and started hiking around, conveniently passing Ann Lake along the way which is a nice, small, and relatively quiet little beach to swim in. After swimming we continued our hike with an adventure to find the car. Luckily we got right to it, but the maps are a little hard to read, so I would recommend taking a worthy note of where you parked before you venture out.
Overall a very fun trip, I don't think we ran into anyone else along the hiking trails until we got closer to Ann Lake because the trail is large and there are multiple routes to take through it.

Saturday, April 16, 2016