Red Buck Trail

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Trail Distance:

1.7 kilometers

Trail Directions:

From Wetmore, MI, Travel south along H13 about 10 miles. Turn west onto FR 2661 and take it until it dead ends at Council Lake. The Red Buck Trail begins at the southern end of the Council Lake Campground.

Trail Description:

The Red Buck Trail begins at the southern end of the Council Lake Campground. It is a beautiful, two mile hike through ferns and pines. Summer hikers may find many blueberries. The southern end of the Red Buck Trail joins the Bruno’s Run Trail near Fish Lake.

Along the Red Buck Trail are three backcountry campsites. The first, as you walk south from Council Lake, is the Explorer Campsite on Bar Lake. The second, Eagle River and the third, 332, are both located on the Indian River. All of these walk-in campsites have fire rings. No permits are required for these campsites.

Trail Description:

The Red Buck Trail begins at the southern end of the Council Lake Campground. It is a beautiful, 2-mile hike through ferns and pines. Summer hikers may find many blueberries. The southern end of the Red Buck Trail joins the Bruno’s Run Trail near Fish Lake.

Along the Red Buck Trail are three backcountry campsites. The first, as you walk south from Council Lake, is the Explorer Campsite on Bar Lake. The second, Eagle River and the third, 332, are both located on the Indian River. All of these walk-in campsites have fire rings. No permits are required for these campsites.

This entire area is a “carry-in, carry-out” facility.

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