Hike Around The Lake

Great Camp Sites
I was fortunate to get a camp site right along the lake shore.
User: Lone_Star - 4/14/2013

Location: Meridian State Park

Rating: 1point5stars
Difficulty: 1point5stars  Solitude: 1point5stars
Miles Hiked: 5.50 Miles  Elapsed Time: 1 hour, 54 minutes


I hiked the trails at Meridian State Park solo on a Sunday afternoon and then camped overnight.  The park was fairly empty as the weekend campers and people with day passes were leaving, so I was able to get a scenic camping spot (#30) right on the lake shore.

The trails run throughout the park, but most of the trails go along and around the lake.  There is a separate, looping nature trail, however, above the lake that takes you on a short trip through some scenic woods.

Some parts of the trail are not very well-maintained and overgrown with vegetation, but nothing too bad.

Log Photos
Great Camp Sites
Shinnery Ridge Nature Trail
View Of The Trail
View Of The Lake
Another View Of The Lake
Interesting Geology
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