Black River/Bamboo Brook Trail Loop

Black River County Park

The rocky gorge of the Black River - Black River County Park - Photo: Daniel Chazin The rocky gorge of the Black River - Black River County Park - Photo: Daniel Chazin

This lollipop-loop hike runs along the scenic Black River, following an abandoned railroad grade for part of the way and passing through a spectacular rocky gorge.

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Cooper Mill. Photo by Daniel Chazin.

From the northwest corner of the parking area, proceed west to the stone Cooper Mill. The mill, built in 1826, is open for tours in the summer and on weekends in the...

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Trip Reports

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September 25, 2016
Printed out the directions and parked next to the Grist Mill (very cool by the way). Start off was easy but I felt the trail marking could have been better/more frequent.
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September 07, 2013
Hiked this trail today - all trees are cleared except for one very small spot. This is a wonderful hike!
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Little Bird
June 16, 2013
Hiked a 3.7mi loop from Kay Center 6.16.13.  Started out from Kay on the blue-blazed Bamboo Brook Trail to its intersection with red-blazed Conifer Pass Trail.  There were a couple of instances of tre
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