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DOVRE LAKE TRAIL

Stride-pit Stride

MILES DESCRIPTION

5.1 An unnamed lake comes into view on the right side of the trail as it ascends a ridge through jack pine and oak. There are plenty of opportunities to view the lake from this ridge. Knute Lake can be seen in the distance off to the south at one point. From the ridge summit the trail descends to the Little Vermilion Lake Trail.

5.6 Trail intersection with the Little Vermilion Lake Trail under a towering red pine. Turn right to return to the trailhead.

5.7 Cross a cattail marsh and a slow moving stream flowing from the unnamed lake recently passed to Knute Lake just south of this point.

6.0 Reach the shore of the beaver pond passed at the start of the Dovre Lake Loop Trail.

6.3 Trail intersection completing the circuit portion of this hike; continue straight ahead. The trail gradually descends to the Echo River.

6.6 Pass the Echo River Trail on the left and cross the Echo River bridge in about 100 feet.

7.1 Trailhead.

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