Bacon Ridge

Distance: 3.4 miles
Difficulty: moderate
Maps: (trailhead) maps or Google directions

Bacon Ridge Trail resides on 264 acres, including a 91-acre hardwood forest. The trail features a series of stops on its self guided tour that illustrates managing, planting, and nurturing, and clear-cutting a commercial forest. One can also view the effects of surface mining on forested area. Hand-dug iron ore pits, wheelbarrow trails, and former railroad beds populate the area. Fire tower used to sit here.

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