1 mile
Distance
31 ft
Climb
-177 ft
Descent
00:21:38
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
    • Nordic Ski
    No Mountain Biking
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Apr - Nov
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Land Manager

This trail has now been marked for hiking only - no Bicycle or horses and has a narrowed entrance to both trailheads.

Access Info

Enter Cliff-Top Trail head at north end of 2nd Line EHS and follow north to McCarstons's Lake Trail sign

Disclaimer

No bikes or horses allowed.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for McCarstons's Lake Trail bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -147 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,494 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,641 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,641 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,493 ft
  • Grade
    -1.9%
  • Grade max
    -9.5%
  • Grade min
    7.7%
  • Distance climb
    1,677 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    138 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:38
  • Avg reverse time
    00:17:47
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Status:
on Jan 31, 2021
Snow Packed
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • < 50%
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  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to mccarstons-s-lake-trail-29698 trailhead (44.043480, -80.083970)
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      McCarstons's... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jan 31, 2021 @ 9:09am
      Jan 31, 2021
      reporter
      Aug 31, 2020 @ 4:35am
      Aug 31, 2020
      Trailforks needs to remove this routing. McCarston’s Lake has been closed for years to biking due to the Jefferson Salamander (protected...
      Aug 28, 2020 @ 1:17pm
      Aug 28, 2020
      This trail is closed to mountain bikes (with a labyrinth gate) at the south end where it goes north from the two-track. There is no indication...
      Apr 25, 2020 @ 8:20am
      Apr 25, 2020
      reporter All Trails closed to the public until further notice due to Covid 19
      May 18, 2016 @ 8:42pm
      May 18, 2016
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 8 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance

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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      CFleetwood Trailforks Pro Subscriber (Mar 28, 2020 at 3:14)
       DO NOT ride this trail, b/c it crosses wetlands that contain the Jefferson salamander. The land manager has a mandate to protect this endangered species.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      Canadmos TRAILFORKS (Jan 31, 2021 at 9:08)
       Mountain biking isn't listed as one allowed activity types on this trail.
      [Reply]

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