Whether you’re looking for a nice walk with the dog, a short trail run, miles of winding mountain bike trails, or a place for cross-country skiing in the winter, the Clarkson trails are the place to go. Beginning at the main entrance at the open field and lumber yard, the trail quickly forks. Bearing right, the trail continues on the loop with a short side trail on the right leading to an observation deck with views of a swamp home to a beaver hut and an osprey nest. Continuing on the trail, there is a short trail to the left which can be made into a 1 mile loop, or continuing on the full loop for a 1.7 mile trip. This multipurpose trail is also used by the ROTC and has elements of the obstacle course along the trail. Additionally, there are several miles of mountain biking trails of varying difficulties which wind in and out of the main multipurpose trail.
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