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Lake Defiance Trail

 3 votes

Length

3.9 Miles 6.3 Kilometers


Elevation

93' 28 m

Ascent

-95' -29 m

Descent

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

781' 238 m

High

737' 225 m

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A mostly paved/limestone trail featuring some minor hills to ultimately create a scenic outing.

Scott Ratliff with updates from Kristen Arendt

Overview

A nice loop with pleasant lake views.
Features: Fall Colors — Lake
Dogs: Leashed

Description

There are several places to park around the park, though this description begins from the parking area on Main Park Rd. The trail is mostly crushed limestone, but there are also several paved sections, which makes navigation simple. This trail goes around Lake Defiance, one of the larger lakes in the state park, so be sure to enjoy the lake views.

If you're looking for a longer route, be sure to check out some of the other trails in the park. Please be aware that this trail is shared with bikes.

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Aug 20, 2017
Natalie Lee
Nice hike! Some inclines. Not too buggy. Saw someone every 10 minutes on the trail, which is nice as a SWF. 4mi
Aug 20, 2017
Brad Szywala
3.9mi
Jun 4, 2017
Annie Qiu
7.4mi
May 6, 2017
Brittany Humphrey
3.9mi
Apr 9, 2017
Brittany Humphrey
beautiful day it was in the seventies 3.4mi
Apr 1, 2017
Brittany Humphrey
beautiful first day of April 5.1mi
Aug 13, 2016
Hector Bahena

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