The McDougal Lake.
0. 0 The beginning of the trail, marked with a sign, begins at the west end of the parking lot and sets out along the shore of the lake.
0. 3 Bench with view of the lake. From here the trail turns away from the lake and passes through a forest swamp.
0. 5 The trail bears to the right and onto a low ridge. In about 300 feet the trail descends from the ridge. Watch for charred stumps along the way.
0. 6 Trailside bench.
0. 9 Trailhead.
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