Sawmill Trail

Trail Name: Sawmill Trail

Trail Length: 1.5 miles

Trail difficulty: Easy

Elevation gain: 323 ft.

Best time to hike: April-September

Good for: All ages

Dog friendly: Yes on a leash

Starting trailhead: Bottom of the Snowflake Lift

Located right beside the Snowflake Lift, this short 1.5 mile hike is great for the little ones. This low elevation trail has a running stream winding alongside all the way to the end destination. At the end you will find a small natural reservoir where you can fish, canoe and play!

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