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Laurel Creek at Little Beaver State Park

A nice dog-friendly and family-friendly trail for hiking, running, and biking
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 2.6 miles
Duration: Less than 1 hour
Family Friendly

Overview :  This is a nice Hiking/Running/Biking run. Little Beaver "ain't no joke" so to speak when it comes to difficulty. This trail, Laurel ... more »

Tips:  Water, helmet if biking. Watch for Deer and Squirrel as well as many other wild life. You can fish or even paddle boat if you like... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Little Beaver Entrance

Here is the entrance to the trail. you will find Little Beaver Lake on the right of the road and a parking lot soon after.

2. Dam

Here you will find the dam for Little Beaver Lake

3. Parking Lot

This is a great place to park for this trail.

4. Railroad Grade Trail

Once you park at POI #3 you will go back from where you came, make a right at the stop sign and follow that road around until you see the sign "railroad trail". This leads to Laurel Creek trail.

5. Laurel Creek

This is where I made a Right Hand Turn. You can either go left on Laurel Creek, Two straights which are two different trails, or go Right... You will need to go Right to stay on this trail.

6. Pond

Go around the pond.. follow the red markers

7. Around the Pond

This is what it will look like once you go around the pond

8. Rocks

Be careful here... Little Beaver's rock trails are hard

9. Bridge

Here is a bridge then you will need to go straight. Notice the sign up ahead to the left. Follow the red markers.

10. Stay on the path :)

Path to keep you out of swamp.

11. Jump?

Some logs stacked... jump them if you dare but be careful.