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Rock Lake Trail

Rock Lake Trail is a hilly hiking and mountain biking trail that winds through 2,000 acres of mature northern mesic and dry mesic forest with some large white pine. Portions of the trail skirt several small remote lakes. Birds found in these habitats include: Scarlet Tanager, Pileated Woodpecker, Common Raven, Eastern Wood Peewee, Black-throated Green Warbler, and Pine Warbler.

Directions: Located 7 miles east of Cable on Cty M. Parking for 25 cars in a graveled lot.

Gazetteer: Page 94, C-3 (prior to 10th edition). | Page 26, E-2 (10th edition).

Rock Lake Trail map

Amenities: Restrooms.

Phone: 715/634-4821 (US Forest Service).

Web site: Rock Lake Trail

Rarities: Large, round-leaved orchid.

Signature Species: Loons on isolated lakes.

Admission fee: Parking fee for the lot on Cty M is $3/day or $10/year. Golden Age Passport applies.

Hours: 24/7.

Nearest food & lodging: Cable, 7 miles west.