Bailey Lake Equestrian Trail

Enjoy this trail from high in the saddle. Take your horse on a slow trot through a tall, red pine forest over what was once a logging road and railroad grade at the turn of the century. Early loggers used a combination of horse drawn sleds and trains to haul timber from the woods. Once the snow falls, parts of this trail are used as a snowmobile route.


At a Glance

Closest Towns: Three Lakes
Information Center: Eagle River - Florence Ranger District

General Information

Directions: From Three Lakes, take State Highway 32 east 4 miles to Military Road (FR 2178). Turn left and go north 2 miles to Sheltered Valley Road (FR 2182). Turn right and go east 2 miles to (FR 3861B). Turn left into parking area where there is space for approximately 10 vehicles with horse trailers.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Easy

Horse Riding

Difficulty Level: Easy

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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12 Miles

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