Jack's Loop

 5 votes

4.1 Miles 6.5 Kilometers


95%

Singletrack

394' 120 m

Ascent

-394' -120 m

Descent

744' 227 m

High

592' 180 m

Low

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

Unknown

Update

This trail features a combo of of prairie and woods, combined with views of Betty's Lake.

Cheryl Klenk

Overview

Betty's Lake is currently catch and release if you plan to fish. MDC rules apply to other ponds/lakes
Jacks Loop is a 4 mile path used by cyclist, horses, trail runners, and hikers. The path is mostly dirt with areas of rocky outcroppings. The trail winds in and out of prairie and forested areas with views of Betty's Lake.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Lake — Spring — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Family Friendly: Pavilions are large and easily accessible via wheelchair. Each features a fans. access to electricity, a fire pit and proximity to a playground.
Dogs: Leashed

Need to Know

Bring and use bug repellant and drinking water if you plan to tackle the whole trail at once. There is access to bathrooms at the pavilions and the visitor center, and water is available seasonally.

Description

The trailhead starts at the Visitor Center located off Hwy DD. Jack's Loop is a loop trail through forest and prairie with views of Betty's Lake. This route provides access to the pavilions located throughout the park. There is a 1 mile trail loop called Cattle Ridge which branches off the northwwestern corner of Jack's Loop for those looking to extend their hike. The trail is mostly singletrack dirt with a few areas of rock/gravel.

History & Background

The home and farm of Betty and Jack Broemmelsiek, this area was converted to a park and is now open to the public.

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Jul 15, 2017
Dan Ritter
With Finley. 4.1mi
Mar 9, 2017
Grant W
Very well maintained trail. Great for an easy afternoon hike and also a great spot for a beginner mountain biker 4.1mi
Feb 27, 2017
Jeremy Limones
Great hike. Took my dog #sirwistonlimones and we had a great time. 6.5mi — 2h 36m

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