My husband and I spent a couple hours hiking around the lake.
First, the google map directions put us west of the entrance where there is nothing (we reported the direction issue to google). There are signs pointing towards the entrance... follow the signs.
The signage on where trails are located are nonexistent while driving around the park. There are signs for camping, swimming, and other places. There are occasional maps of the park located at the entrance and each 'area' (picnic areas, beach area, entrance, etc). We drove first towards the beach.. there did not appear to be a trail head in this area so we drove back and went the other direction towards the picnic and concession areas then stopped at the first picnic area where we found a map and confirmed there was a trailhead somewhere near us.
The trails are not marked well. We looked for openings around the tree edges and found our trails - no markers to indicate the trailheads. There were occasional markers on the trails with a color and a symbol of the acceptable use for the trail (i.e. hiker image, bike image, horse image). The trails we were on were mostly dirt and wide enough for 2 people (these are trails!) with the occasional areas that are barely walked over and wide enough for 1 person or that widen out with gravel. The trails we walked were mostly easy and scenic.
We while hiking we stopped at the concession building and got a chocolate shake & an iced coffee. The coffee was a bit too sweet & the shake was huge. The lady that was working there when we stopped was really nice!
My husband used the bathroom/outhouse and reported the conditions to be okay. Considering the temps were in the 90s, 'okay' is good for an outhouse.
The lake was large and there were a lot of people out on boats & rentals. The rentals were listed as $10 - $15 per hour. We will probably go back for at some point to camp, fish, swim, and rent a kayak.
Recommendation: bug spray & sunscreen.
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