Sandy soil changes the vegetation composition periodically along this trail. The west side of the trail passes through terraced beaver dams and grassland habitat. The large number of small rolling hills makes this a more challenging cross-country ski trail.

Moderate

Length: 4.8 km loop
Time: 1.5 to 2.5 hours

Level of Difficulty: Moderate terrain Moderate

Difficult

Length: 12.6 km loop
Time: 3.5 to 4.5 hours

Level of Difficulty: Strenuous terrain Difficult

Significant Features: Mixed wood forest. Great for viewing beaver, waterfowl, elk and plains bison.

Trailhead: Accessible from Elk Island Parkway.

GPS Co-ordinates for Trailhead (in decimal degrees):
Lat.: 53.657167 Long.: -112.834792

Moss Lake Trail Map