Starting from the Lake Brandt Rd trailhead, the trail gently winds along the north shore of Lake Townsend. Around mile 2.5 the trail reaches another trailhead on Plainfield Rd. Veer right to stay on the trail. The trail has a couple bumps and rocks until it reaches Plainfield Rd again.
To access the last portion of the trail take Plainfield Rd east and the trail will pick up on the same side of the road. The last 0.25 mile is rocky with a couple of steep drops before rising sharply onto N. Church Street.