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Hiking & Biking Trail Distances

FROM TO MILEAGE
Creekfield Lake Observatory Trail 0.5
Elm Lake Forty-Acre Lake Roundtrip Return to Elm Lake 4.1
Elm Lake Roundtrip 1.7
Forty-Acre Lake Observation Tower 0.5
Forty-Acre Lake Observation Tower & back to Forty-Acre Lake 1.0
Forty-Acre Lake Roundtrip 1.2
Hale Lake Rountrip (From Big Creek Bridge) 1.6
Horseshoe Lakes Roundtrip 1.35
Observation Tower Elm Lake 0.6
Pilant Slough Trail @ Elm Lake Nature Center 1.0
Nature Center George Observatory 0.25
Nature Center Hale Lake Fishing Pier 1.2

 

Trails designated for both hiking and biking are wide enough for safe multiple usage, but care must be exercised by cyclists particularly when passing hikers.


 

CREEKFIELD LAKE ACCESSIBLE NATURE TRAIL

The Creekfield Lake Nature Trail is a 0.5 mile fully accessible interpretive trail. Come and discover more about Texas' wetland plants and animals by using your senses as you follow this trail.

TRAIL ACCESS: Park in the main Nature Center lot. Take the paved observatory trail across the road and you will see the Creekfield Lake trailhead. This loop trail brings you back to your starting point.

 


 

PAVED ROAD DISTANCES

FROM TO MILEAGE
Headquarters Forty-Acre Lake 0.25
Headquarters Nature Center 2.6
Headquarters Roundtrip (includes all paved roads) 12.0
Visitor Center Elm Lake 0.5
Visitor Center Hale Lake Fishing Pier 1.25

 


 

BRAZOS RIVER PRIMITIVE TRAIL

FROM TO MILEAGE
*Hale Lake Blue Stem 2.5
*Hale Lake Red Buckeye 2.0
*Hale Lake White Oak (Short Loop) 1.6
*Hale Lake White Oak (Long Loop) 2.4

* Trail use subject to weather conditions.


 

Fast bicycling on dirt trails is not acceptable.


Updated: Aug 16, 2011