Trails

Killens Pond State Park

Bike Trail

  • Mode: Hiking and Biking
  • Distance: 2 miles
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Accessible: Yes
  • Trailhead: Sports Complex and Water Park parking lots

The bike trail follows the main access road and runs parallel to Killens Pond Road on an easy grade over a paved or crushed stone surface. Trail users will pass the Park Office and connect with the Sports Complex and the Water Park.

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Pondside Trail

  • Mode: Hiking
  • Distance: 2.6-mile loop
  • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
  • Accessible: Yes (Partially)
  • Trailhead: Main parking lot, Nature Center parking lot, or parking lot on the south side serving the screened pavilion
  • Trail Challenge:Yes
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The Pondside Trail offers an easy to moderate hike over a packed earth surface with many side connector trails linking to views of the pond. Follow the trail as it gently meanders through a hardwood forest, around low-growing forest understory and across gurgling streams. This trail provides many opportunities for wildlife observation and access to fishing spots around the pond via short connector trails. A segment of the trail leading from the Water Park parking area to the Nature Center is accessible.

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Cross Country Trail

  • Mode: Hiking
  • Distance: 3.1 miles
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Accessible: No
  • Trailhead: Sports Complex parking lot

This trail begins in the open field near the Sports Complex. The trail continues through mature forest, traverses a bridge on the west end of Killens Pond, and loops around the area of the primitive youth campground. The grade is easy with a few changes in contour.

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Life Course Trail

  • Mode: Hiking
  • Distance: 0.8 miles
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Accessible: Yes
  • Trailhead: Sports Complex parking lot

The Life Course Trail follows an easy contour along a forested path of grass and pine needles. Workout enthusiasts can stop at twenty exercise stations along the trail.

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