|Sam Campbell Memorial Trail
This trail is named in honor of nature enthusiast, philosopher,
and writer, Sam Campbell. It leads through a forest of pines,
balsam, and hardwoods, and offers a variety of spring birds and
wildflowers. A self-guiding brochure available at the trailhead
interprets the area using the writings of Sam Campbell. A section
of the trail leads to Wegimind Point and Vanishing Lake, a focal
point in many of Campbell's writings and lectures. The Three Lakes
Historical Society is a partner with the Forest Service in managing
the trail. Benches are provided.
Directions: From Three Lakes, take State Highway 32 east
for 4 miles to Military Road (FR 2178). Turn left and go north
4-1/2 miles to Old Military Road (FR 2207). Take left fork onto
Old Military Road and proceed north 1 mile to the trailhead. Parking
is available for 3 vehicles.
Trail Length: 1-3/4 mile loop.
Difficulty: Gently rolling terrain, some short steep grades.