This trail begins at Ray Benson Sno-Park and southeasterly parallels Big Lake Road and Sand Mountain Snowmobile Loop. The trail circles to the east past Brandenburg Butte, junctions with Circle Lake Trail, and continues to the west where the loop ends near Hayrick Butte.
On clear days, the route offers splendid views of Mt. Washington to the south and Three Fingered Jack to the north.
There is a warming shelter (Brandenburg Shelter) located on this trail near Brandenburg Butte.