Summary: This trail has a couple of uphill climbs, it is marked, but sometime difficult to follow. There is a scenic overlook of the dam, there are also shut-ins. You will have to cross a creek, use caution in rainy weather.
Trailhead: From Fredericktown, Mo. Go S. on hwy 67 Exit at hwy E, (aproximatly 2.5 miles S. of Fredericktown). Go West on E 21 miles Turn left at Crane Lake sign. Go 5 miles until you see another sign, turn left here follow to lake. (Lat:37.42347 Lon:-90.62326)
Trail Guides for Crane Lake Trail:
Best Seasons: Fall, Spring, Summer,
User Groups: Hikers, Dogs,
Ranger Contact: U.S. Forest Service (573) 438-5427
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