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Starts out as a gravel road from the parking area down to the boat launch at the south end of the lake, then becomes a two-track path for the next 1.5 miles or so. At the end of the trail, a little side trail goes down to a small secluded beach area. It was a peaceful walk, since Hemlock is basically an undeveloped lake (IIRC, because it serves as Rochester’s water supply). Other than solitude (once you get past the boat launch) and not-bad views of the lake, it was sort of ho him. No complaints, but not much draw, either. We combined with the Reynolds Gully hike for a decent combo.

This is some real backwoods hiking. Be prepared to cross some large logs. I got to the first little falls and turned around and went back.

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Friday, April 14, 2017

This was a nice trail with plenty of woods and a waterfall along the way.

Sunday, September 04, 2016

Nice, quick out and back
Dry, will come back in the spring to see the falls

Sunday, August 21, 2016

fun climb but got there at 6 and climb to the road up at the top then walk down the road a little and cut down the woods to the parking lot to make it back before dark. I plan on going back and have more time to explore.

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Sunday, August 21, 2016

fun climb, a little slippery at times but I was wearing some carp shoes differently a fun hike or climb

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Nice trail, water fall was quite beautiful, trail was partially marked, not necessarily a loop, but still nice hike!

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Great little hike!

Thursday, April 14, 2016

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Sunday, April 06, 2014

Spring hiking along the falls. Nate Burgess.

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Sunday, April 06, 2014

Beautiful morning for a hike along the falls.

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Saturday, September 01, 2012

My family and I hiked this last weekend. Unfortunately, the creek was dry (late August with little rainfall). This made the climb down the falls quite easy. It's a beautiful place, and a very quick hike. I'd like to go back during the right season.

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Friday, June 10, 2011

Great gully and waterfalls - requires climbing to get to the upper most falls, well worth it

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