Rutledge Bluff Overlook Trail
ElevationAscent: 1,051' 320 m
Descent: -997' -304 m
High: 1,006' 307 m
Low: 888' 271 m
GradeAvg Grade: 3% (1°)
Max Grade: 16% (9°)
“Multi-use trail that travels along the western edge of Stockton Lake.”— Stockton Lake
This trail originally was a horseback-only trail and lack of use by horseback riders has created the change to a multi-use trail where horseback riding, mountain bike riding, and hiking are allowed.
This trail is a natural surface singletrack trail with plenty of obstacles such as rocks, roots, stumps, stream crossings, and stream terrain. Along the way, there is plenty of wildlife to see from deer, turkey, bobcat, coyote, fox, squirrels, rabbits, bald eagles and many others. If you keep your eyes open you may even catch a glimpse of a bald eagle's nest in a large sycamore tree along a portion of the trail. The trail's namesake, the Rutledge Bluff, can be found at approximately the halfway point where a picnic table awaits and a beautiful overlook of Stockton Lake will have you not wanting to leave.
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Land Manager: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Stockton Lake Project
Mar 20, 2020: Corps-managed campgrounds begin orderly shutdown