Trails

Chippewa Loop Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.27
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Mitchell Bridge Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.07
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North Country Trail

Trail Length (mi)
1.20
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Discovery Center Trail

Make some nature discoveries along this short loop trail. You'll see meadows, pine and deciduous forests. Views of the marsh can reveal ducks, geese, swans and turtles.
Length: 1/4 mile
Width: 4 feet
Avg Slope: 4%
Avg Cross-slope: 3%

Trail Length (mi)
0.59
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / introductory
Easy
Estimated Time
25 minutes
Route Type
Loop
Trail Activities
Birding
Dog walking
Education programs
Hiking
Photography
Picnicking
Ranger-led programs
Snowshoeing
Wildlife watching
Suitability
Dog friendly
Kid friendly
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Pine Lake Loop Trail

Trail Length (mi)
5.64
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / intermediate
Moderate
Estimated Time
90 Minutes
Route Type
Loop
Trail Activities
Cross-country skiing
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Tamarac Lake Loop Trail

The Tamarac Trail cross through meadows left by old farm steads, through maple forests and along the lake edge of Tamarac Lake. Watch for an overlook with sitting area.
This trail is groomed for cross-country skiing in the winter months, so snow-shoeing is discouraged.

Length: 2 miles
Width: 4 feet
Avg Slope: 3%
Avg Cross-slope: 3%
Trail Length (mi)
2.09
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / introductory
Easy
Estimated Time
60 minutes
Route Type
Loop
Trail Activities
Birding
Cross-country skiing
Dog walking
Hiking
Hunting
Photography
Wildlife watching
Suitability
Dog friendly
Kid friendly
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Old Indian Trail

​​​​​The Old Indian Trail is a path that was once used by local Ojibwe people as they traveled between spring maple sugaring camps and wild rice harvest camps. This old maple-basswood forest includes some large white pine at the furthest point. There are some hills on this 2.2 mile hike. Great snowshoe walk in the winter months.
Dogs on leash are welcome. No bicycles or horses, foot traffic only.
Length: 2.2 miles
Width: 3 feet
Avg Slope: 8%
Avg Cross-slope: 3%
Trail Length (mi)
1.81
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / intermediate
Moderate
Estimated Time
60 Minutes
Route Type
Loop
Trail Activities
Birding
Dog walking
Hiking
Photography
Ranger-led programs
Snowshoeing
Wildlife watching
Suitability
Dog friendly
Kid friendly
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Woodpecker Trail

Learn about the local species of woodpeckers as you walk this 500 foot long trail up to the Blackbird Lake observation platform. 
Trail Length (mi)
0.08
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / introductory
Easy
Estimated Time
10 Minutes
Route Type
Out & back
Trail Activities
Birding
Dog walking
Hiking
Photography
Wildlife watching
Suitability
Dog friendly
Kid friendly
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Spruce Dell Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.28
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Bear Paw Spur Trail

This trail begins at the kiosk near the Discovery Center. It is a spur trail that connects to the North Country National Scenic Trail. This path will take you to the cub loop or to the historic cabins.
Length: 1.4 miles to reach the North Country Trail
Length: 1.5 miles to the historic cabins and back.
Length: 1.4 miles to the cub loop and back.
Trail Width: 3 feet
Trail substrate: dirt path
Avg slope: 5%
Avg cross-slope: 4%
Trail Length (mi)
1.31
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / introductory
Easy
Estimated Time
45 minutes
Route Type
Out & back
Trail Activities
Birding
Dog walking
Education programs
Hiking
Photography
Ranger-led programs
Snowshoeing
Wild edible foraging
Wildlife watching
Suitability
Dog friendly
Kid friendly
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