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Connell Lake Trail




Composed of boardwalk and gravel, this trail traverses an old growth forest, offering views of Sitka spruce, western hemlock, and western red cedar. Blueberries, salmonberries, and huckleberries are plentiful in the summer, as are forest birds. The trail ends at the outlet of Talbot Lake, providing access to trout fishing on two lakes. In addition to day hiking, there is dispersed camping for multi-day hiking.


2.3 miles one way, 3-4 hours


100 feet elevation

Starting Point:

To get to the Connell Lake Trail, follow the North Tongass Highway to the Revilla Road junction; take the Revilla Road to Connell Lake Road, just past the entrance to Last Chance Campground before the end of the pavement. Turn right on Connell Lake Road and continue for 1/2 mile to the parking area at the end of the road. The trailhead is located on the north side of the parking area opposite the Connell Lake Dam.