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Harrington Beach State ParkTrail descriptions

Hiking Bobolink Loop trail

This 0.5-mile hiking trail is in the western section of the park across from the Puckett’s Pond picnic area. This trail winds through red osier dogwood scrub, past some wetland ponds and through prairie grasses and forbs. Pets are allowed, but must be on a leash 8 feet or shorter.

Horseback Riding Bridle trail

The bridle trail at Harrington Beach runs one mile through the park. The trail head is at the park office on the north side of the park. The trail runs to the south side of the park and back. The trail is mainly flat with a few seasonably wet areas to cross. The trail goes through a mixture of red osier dogwood and green ash. Horses must remain on the bridle trail and are not allowed to ride off trail or on the beach.

Hiking Hardwood Swamp trail

This 0.25-mile trail takes hikers past portions of the park's hardwood swamp. Expect the trail to be wet in some areas at any time of the year. Pets are allowed, but must be on a leash 8 feet or shorter.

Hiking Lakeview trail

This 0.75-mile trail parallels the park’s north beach until the point where it turns inland to catch of glimpse of Quarry Lake. The trail then meanders back towards the lake and the south picnic area. Pets are allowed, but must be on a leash 8 feet or shorter.

Hiking Meadowlark trail

This 0.25-mile trail provides access from the campground to the Puckett’s Pond picnic area.

Hiking Quarry Lake hiking trail

A 0.75-mile hiking trail circles Quarry Lake. The deep, serene waters of the 26-acre lake are surrounded by limestone ledges lined with white cedar trees. This trail is one of the highlights of the park. The trail is an accessible for people with disabilities. Pets are allowed, but must be on a leash 8 feet or shorter.

Hiking Biking Shuttle Bus trail

Bicycling or walking along the shuttle bus trail in the lower park is a pleasant way to enjoy the woods and get exercise. The shuttle bus trail also offers an excellent way for people with disabilities to see the woods and its wildlife. Pets are allowed, but must be on a leash 8 feet or shorter.

Hiking White Cedar nature trail

Explore the white cedar swamp in the eastern section of the park by following the 0.5-mile nature trail that begins behind the north picnic area. Pets are not allowed on the White Cedar nature trail.

Hiking Whitetail trail

The Whitetail trail begins at the Puckett’s Pond picnic area parking lot. Visitors will enjoy the 0.5-mile hike into the middle of the day use area of the park which includes Quarry Lake, both the point and quarry picnic areas and the north beach. Pets are allowed, but must be on a leash 8 feet or shorter.

Last revised: Wednesday May 16 2012