The public is invited to free hike guided hike on the Herring Cove/Beaver Lake Trail with Sitka Trail Works Saturday July 8, 2017. Meet at the trailhead on Sawmill Creek Road at 9:00 AM. The hike is approximately a 3.5 mile, 2.5 hour roundtrip. There is a steep, rocky grade at the beginning/end of the trail and at the junction with Beaver Lake Trail. The middle section around the lake is mostly level with some stepping stones and log steps.
Hiking poles, water and a snack are recommended. This is a beautiful hike mostly in the forest with views of waterfalls and Beaver Lake. The Herring Cove trailhead parking area is at the end of Sawmill Creek Road 6 miles east of Sitka. Drive past the Sawmill Cove Industrial Park and past Blue Lake Road to the gate and trailhead parking area. For more information call 747-7244.