The southern trail segment of this crushed limestone trail starts just south of Eagle River and winds through a gentler to level rolling wooded area, across Mud Creek, past Clearwater Lake, along a wetland area and through level wooded terrain to Don Burnside Park in Three Lakes. The northern segment, opening spring of 2013, begins at the Eagle River Dairy Queen and features a 660-foot boardwalk over Mud Creek and its wetlands. The trail meanders through rolling woodlands to a scenic rest area. The nearby wilderness trails of Tara LIla LLC offer miles of scenic, marked trails for hiking, snowshoeing and backcountry skiing.
Length: 8.5 miles (southern segment); 2.75 miles (northern segment)
Location: Southern segment: From Hwy 70 and Sundstein Road on the west side of Eagle River, continue south on Sundstein Road approximately 4 miles to a parking area. Additional parking at Don Burnside Park in Three Lakes. Northern segment: Trailhead located at Hwy 70 and Railroad Street in Eagle River (Dairy Queen) with parking in lots on the north side of Hwys 70, 45 and 17 (West Pine Street).
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