November 12, 2010
I was out here with a few friends mid October, so the leaves were all down, but still got to enjoy the fall colors. Being as close to the Minneapolis area as it is, I'm surprised I'd never been here before. The trail is pretty well marked for the most part and fairly easy to follow even with all the leaves on the ground. I will definitely be returning to visit in the Spring/Summer next year, but will have to plan my trips around "Mosquito Season", as dealing with those little buggers is never fun.
Hatchery Creek, Mosquito Brook and Makwa are all near by and also good rides. I recommend stopping at one of the local bike shops and picking up a complete CAMBA trail map set. Nine Mile State Forest in Wausau is also pretty similar, and a few of the tr