This 11-mile (17.7-kilometer) trail meanders through beautiful northwoods country with black spruce bogs and hills of aspen and birch. The picnic area, with table and fire grate, overlooks Bird Lake. A canoe carry-down access to Bird Lake is provided. Maps along trail.
Take County Highway 110 to the parking lot at the east edge of Hoyt Lakes. Ski or hike to Bird Lake—about 5 miles. The Bird Lake Recreation Area is located of Hoyt Lakes. Two parking lots offer easy access from Hoyt Lakes.
Laurentian Ranger District
318 Forestry Road
Aurora, Minnesota 55705