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Perseverance Lake Trail

Activity:

Hiking

Summary:

Hikers, walkers, runners, and fishermen enjoy this trail that winds through an old growth forest with dense undergrowth and ends at a scenic trout fishing lake. Trail provides easy hiking access to fishing in Perseverance Lake, berry picking, and camping. This trail features both day and multi-day hiking and has potential loop connection with other trails providing access to the Minerva Mountain Trail that is currently under construction.

Length:

2.3 miles one way

Elevation:

450 ft elevation gain

Difficulty:

Moderate

Starting Point:

Trailhead located approximately 8 miles drive from Ketchikan on the North Tongass Highway, across the road from the Ward Lake Recreation Area, near the entrance to 3 C's Campground. The trail starts approximately 100 feet beyond the entrance to the 3 C's Campground. Parking is available on the Ward Lake side of the road across from the entrance to the campground.