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Trail 3

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Length


1.4 Miles 2.2 Kilometers


219' 67 m

Ascent

-222' -68 m

Descent

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

28%

Max Grade (15°)

746' 227 m

High

620' 189 m

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If you’re looking for a pretty quick and easy trail in the State Park, then Trail 3 is a good one to check out!

Brooke Weichselfelder

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildlife

Family Friendly Trail 3 is easy with plenty of things to check out and discover along the way, including the Abe Martin Lodge, the amphitheater, and the Saddle Barn!

Description

Starting at the Abe Martin Lodge, this trail is relatively flat with only a couple of moderate climbs and descents. It also passes by the amphitheater and Saddle Barn!

After beginning the trail near the Abe Martin Lodge, you'll hike down a few stairs before reaching the beautiful State Park amphitheater. Shortly after, you'll start your descent toward the Saddle Barn. Upon reaching a T in the trail, take a left to continue your hike downward. Another set of stairs and you bottom out at the Saddle Barn, where you can pop over for a closer look at the horses if you like.

Follow the signs across the gravel road, a grassy area, and the paved road before picking the dirt trail back up. Head into the woods again for a slow, steady ascent. The trail will then flatten out a bit before making its descent into the valley. Climb up a flight of stairs and the trail will level out again, offering scenic views of the valley below.

You’ll then cross a wooden bridge over a creek about 1 mile in. Now, it’s time to begin your ascent to the top. During this time, Trail 3 will intersect with Trail 2 around the 1.3-mile mark. Keep heading up toward the Lodge, climb a few more stairs, and then you’re done!

A great trail for anyone, especially families, Trail 3 is easy with plenty of things to check out and discover along the way, including the Abe Martin Lodge, the amphitheater, and the Saddle Barn!

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