Choose from two Annadel State Park trailheads and hikes
Hike 1: Up to Lake Ilsanjo and back
This 6.2 mile hike climbs through a forest, loops around a meadow, skirts
the shore of Lake Ilsanjo, then returns through woods to the trailhead. Although
Annadel is a busy park, heavily used by equestrians and cyclists as well as
local walkers and runners, it's worth putting up with the crowds.
Gorgeous flowers in spring, and good wildlife viewing year round.
Lots of bike traffic.
Hike 2: Lost among the Cobblestones
In October 2000 I wandered around the Cobblestone area of the park, which at the time wasn't well signed. I haven't tried the hike again since, but here's the record of my experiences.
Pretty in spring, for flowers, and autumn, for black oak foliage.
I'm not giving you much to work with here -- I got lost on this hike, so you're perhaps best advised to look at the photos and explore if you like, or try the first hike (above).
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