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hiking
11 hours ago

Parking was adequate and easy at the boat launch area. Trail is right next to it. Trails were intended for bikes so more than adequate for hikers. Vegetation was a bit thick in areas. Rained the night before so was a bit wet, not a big deal though. View of the lake is pretty incredible. Was watching the fog roll off of it for at least ten minutes. And lots of animal life. Saw tons of coyote skat, a doe stared us down for over a minute (enough to get a pic snapped), birds singing the whole time and the ground was full of newts and turtles. Overall great hike. Finished it in 7.86 miles in under 3 hours. Only downfall was the horse flies and mosquitos. A head net was absolutely necessary. Without it in sections it would have been brutal. Going to give it a try in the winter.

I know I already rated it, but I wanted to add 1 more thing for people who take dogs there that are scaredy cats, like ours. Somewhere within hearing distance there is a sportsman club, or something like that. Sounds like a target shooting area. That's the only thing that ruins it.

hiking
15 hours ago

This is my 2 nd visit . Great little trail . The yellow loop is about an hour. A small pond in the beginning . The back loop follows Pratts stream which is very pretty. The trails do have some rocks and roots which I actually like. It gives you the feel of a wilderness hike in those sections . A few homes very close to trail . Overall a nice way to spend an hour

hiking
16 hours ago

hiking
17 hours ago

Nice lunch break walk! My husband took it nicely-he is 6 month post-op hip replacement and took it easily.

A brief first section of this hike is Sperry Road, Which is really an access road for the campground, but we hopped off of it to link to the hopper trail which made this part a bit more scenic. Once you get directly onto the March cataract trail it is a really lovely hike. Good amount of dissent to the waterfall which would make those with knee troubles a bit cautious and perhaps achey the day after. Six and four-year-old did it easily but were tired afterwards. Overall a very enjoyable hike.

A relaxing, beautiful walk.

hiking
19 hours ago

hiking
20 hours ago