Jones Spring Area Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

You are bound to see wildlife on this trail. Jones Spring is a 2,000 acre area managed for non-motorized use and offers several loops of hiking and groomed cross-country ski trails (for traditional style skiing). The area features three lakes. Fanny Lake has five walk-in campsites on the shore. On an overlook between Upper and Lower Jones Lakes, you'll find an Adirondack-style shelter for a quick rest while skiing or a place to picnic when hiking. The trail traverses a variety of landscapes and forest types which also means a variety of wildlife. Look for the wood duck boxes which have been placed here to increase the wood duck population. Jones Spring Area is also managed as a wildlife area for hunting.

Jones Spring Area hunter hiking and other trails map

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open to hiking.
Closest Towns: Townsend
Information Center: Lakewood - Laona District

General Information


From Townsend, take County Highway T southwest for 5 miles to Fanny Lake Road (FR 2938). Turn right and follow Fanny Lake Road west to parking area. Space is available for approximately 6 vehicles.

General Notes:

Map of Jones Spring Trail 

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



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XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Difficulty Level: Easy to Difficult
Areas & Activities


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