Cooper River Trail


Day Hike - Cooper River Trail

Hike along the Cooper River to Cooper Lake.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 8.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 400 ft

For the North-End hikers we will meet at the Ash Way P&R at 7:00am. and for the South-End hikers we will meet at the Preston P&R at 7:45am.

Dress warmly in layers. It is forecast to be only 36 degrees in the Roslyn area. The trail ends about a 1/4 mile short of the lake, so we will hike the last little bit on  a Forest Service road.


Cooper River Trail

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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