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

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I enjoyed this hike. Saw a few deer, and lots of chipmunks. Absolutely zero people. Pretty hike. Good for the whole family.

This is an easy trail may be closer to 5.5 miles out and back! Will do it again!

Long drive, but absolutely worth it! Sweet place to explore with nice, clean camp areas.

The USFS has closed part of the old road. It now starts at the large parking area where horse trailers are commonly left. You follow the road to the old trail head and then down to the river which you can cross and head to the Casey Peak Loop or down to the Casey peak trail head. There is a vegetation research station along the way. There is even a Willard Creek trail guide (although hard to find) you can read at each guide post. It tells of the history of the area and has a tribute to wild-land firefighters. There are some old picnic tables near the creek at the end. Beware of Moose, very common to find in the area.

hiking
Friday, October 21, 2016

The trail is on the far side of the dam and follows some form of bermed ditch likely mining related. The hike has virtually no grade and you hike on the berm for like 1.5 miles to a big marshy area and back. it is perfect for dogs and people wanting to walk in the forest. Very Nice! Park Lake is a hidden gem of a place.

camping
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Great spot for close by camping and kayaking with the kids.

fishing
Thursday, December 03, 2015

Beautiful lake that's very isolated! If you get the chance stay until it gets dark, the stars are amazing! Highly recommend!

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Long drive from Clancy, takes about 40 minutes, but goes through beautiful country and gives many opportunities for viewing wildlife. I often see elk, deer, moose and bear on the drive up. The lake itself is not very big, but has a very active population of grayling that are a blast to fish. Just remember to catch and release, as grayling cannot be kept in that district. There are some hiking trails around the lake too, but most are clogged pretty severely with deadfall. Enjoyable spot to camp and fish.

Monday, June 13, 2016