Other features of the lake include the Big Hill Lake Horse Trail. This trail surrounds three-fourths of the lake and is 17 miles long providing a variety of terrain for all ages to enjoy. The trail winds along a scenic hardwood ridge that offers gorgeous views all along the way. It also offers tethering areas and three parking areas which are equipped with limited facilities and may be used for overnight camping by trail riders. Various species of wildlife can be seen throughout the hike of the trail, so come and enjoy all that nature can offer.
There is also the Ruth Nixon Memorial Trail that follows a trail of bluebird houses set out in honor of Ruth Nixon. This hiking trail is about one mile in length and offers many wildlife viewing opportunities, and spectacular scenery all along the way. The trail links the Overlook and Cherryvale Recreation areas and is equipped with rest areas that allow the hiker to stop, rest and enjoy the view of the lake.
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