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Nice two mile hiking trail has beautiful views and ends at a pristine lake that can be canoed. So... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2012
Kabetogama, Minnesota
Long hike worth it.

I am in my late forties, my son and I hiked into Locator for a day of fishing. The hike was long... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2012
Weeping Water, NE
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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

The locator lake hike is ok. It’s only accessible by boat, and the dock is small. There is a restroom at the trail head. The trail can be muddy, and buggy, so come prepared. You can hear lots of wildlife, especially beavers.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

You boat to the trail head and it's 2-3 hours one way. Great views and lovely forest trail leads to a lake at the interior of the Kabetogma Peninsula. There are canoes and rowboats to use on the interior lake, but must be rented/reserved and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Anna D
Reviewed November 1, 2015

Dock your boat at the trail head & prepare for a lovely hike on this remote trail. The closest public access is at the Woodenfrog State Campground on the shore of Lake Kabetogama. Highlights are the beaver dam and the hiking trail has beautiful views...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed September 22, 2014

Two to three hour hike one way! Some level some steep inclines. Rocks with lake overlooks, deep woods. Ever changing scenery!

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank angela729
Reviewed July 8, 2013

We took the hike to the lake and it was very buggy. My friend got eaten up - welts on back of legs etc. I luckily had long pants and shirt sleeves so didn't get bit as bad - just a couple on the hands....More

Date of experience: June 2013
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Reviewed December 18, 2012

Nice two mile hiking trail has beautiful views and ends at a pristine lake that can be canoed. So peaceful and quiet.

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank MoosehornResort
Reviewed August 11, 2012

Pack plenty of water and a snack for your hike. You'll go through bogs, beaver dams, hilltops and end at Locator Lake. Before you go go to the Kabetogama Visitor Center to rent a canoe to paddle around in while you are there. You should...More

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank Katy H
Reviewed July 1, 2012

I am in my late forties, my son and I hiked into Locator for a day of fishing. The hike was long for me although my son (22) handled it with ease. My son and I caught lots of nice northern, several around 30" and...More

1  Thank nebraskafisherman
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