Thimbleberry/heart Lake Trail

The Thimbleberry/heart Lake Trail is 1.7 miles long. It begins at Thimbleberry Trailhead and ends at Blue Lake Road. The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking, XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

At a Glance

Closest Towns: Sitka
Operated By: Tongass NF-Sitka RD

General Information

Directions: Located 4 miles east of Sitka on Sawmill Creek Road.

Recreation Map

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Mountain Biking

Day Hiking

Easy to moderately difficult trail open to hiking, biking and cross country skiing. Accessible either from the Thimbleberry Lake Trailhead or the Heart Lake Trailhead along Blue Lake Road. From the Thimbleberry end, the first ΒΌ mile is ADA accessible with a 100 foot elevation gain. Once at the lake, trail continues following a powerline corridor gaining 350 feet elevation as it passes the north side of Heart Lake and then drops down to Blue Lake Road.

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

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  Area/Length : 
1.7 miles

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  Elevation : 
380 ft