Round Lake Dam Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Walk back in time along this universally accessible interpretive trail and cross the historic Round Lake Logging Dam. Close your eyes to imagine the loud cries of "T-I-M-B-E-R" from past logging activities. Feel the water's spray and rush of heavy logs and they pile through the timbered sluices, clamoring downriver on the spring log drives. Trail Length: 0.5 mile What to expect: A trail guide and system of numbered posts serve to guide you around the half mile trail and provide you with information about the logging era and Round Lake. An interpretive display adjacent to the trailhead's parking area provides additional insights into the fascinating history of the area.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Trail open for hiking year round, horses and bicycles prohibited from March 15 - May 1.
Closest Towns: Fifield
Information Center: Medford - Park Falls District

General Information


Directions: From Fifield, drive east on Highway 70 for 20 miles. Turn left (north) on Forest Road 144 and drive 2 miles to Forest Road 535. Turn right (east) on 535 and continue to the trailhead parking.

Map of Round Lake Dam Trail



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Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Easy

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