North Hares Canyon Loop

North Hares Canyon loop goes north from the junction of the Widow Maker trail. Start at the Visitor Center and go to the southeast corner of the parking lot, which is the trail to the Brooke Creek Camping area. Take the trail marked Widow Maker on your left, follow to the junction of Hares Canyon, continue left and follow the trail to an unmarked trail on your left.( Hares Canyon is closed further North due to tree thinning) This will be a barrier that you can walk through and is the MTB connector trail (Mountain Trail Bike) turn left and follow the trail to Hook Tender trail. Turn left go about 100 yards and you will be back on the Hares Canyon trail. Follow the trail back to the junction of Hares and Widow. Turn left on to Hares Canyon and follow this trail to the junction of Brooke Creek trail. Turn right and follow this trail through the campground to the registration board, turn right and follow to the parking lot! Total mileage 2.6+- Total Ascent 421ft. Trail rating is a 9 making it a moderate hike. (Hiking Difficulty Calculator) The North Hares Canyon is an uphill hike but not very steep.  Video

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