Schmidt Lake is a wetland complex within the Greenock Swamp. You can view 11 species of birds of prey here, and 8 of these nest on this property.  There are also many species of orchids there. In the winter months, use the trails to snowshoe or cross-country ski.  In the summer months, view the lake from the dock or wander through the trails.

  • There are over 7 km of trails at Schmidt Lake.
  • In summer, take in the view from the Schmidt Lake Lookout and walk along the floating boardwalks.
  • In winter, cross-country ski, hike or snowshoe the network of recreational trails.

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SCHMIDT LAKE TRAILS characteristics

Length: 7 km of trails
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Boardwalks and Compacted soil/hard packed
Trail use: Hiking, Cross-country skiing, and Snowshoeing
Accessibility Notes: Not wheelchair accessible.
Fees: $5 daily fee.

Flora & Fauna:

Not reported yet.

Amenities: none

Attractions: Interpretive Signs, Viewing Platform

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GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 44.1718000
Longitude: -81.3069000