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Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail

 Activities at Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail

Bicycling

Bicycling

Bicycling and rollerblading are permitted the entire length of the Trail.

Fishing

Fishing

Fishing is permitted at Prairie Creek and Lochloosa Creek from the trail bridges.

Hiking/Nature Trail

Hiking/Nature Trail

Hiking is permitted on the entire length on the trail.

Horse/Equestrian Trail

Horse/Equestrian Trail

Horses are allowed on the trail except east of the Lochloosa trailhead. For most of the distance, a grassy equestrian pathway is available. Horse riders are required to have proof of negative Coggins on their person or in their saddlebag.

Pets

Pets

Well behaved dogs are allowed on a six foot hand-held leash on the Gainesville to Hawthorne State Trail.