Point Lookout Trail

Distance: 1.5 miles (out and back)
Elevation Change: ~100ft
Description: Generally considered an easy walk to a beautiful view. This is a popular trail for hiking. road biking, and running. The best time to visit is March through November. Dogs are welcome, but must be on leash. Although it is 0.75 miles from the trailhead to Point Lookout, it is possible to continue for a total of 7.2 miles. You have reached the turn-around point for the 1.5 mile walk once you are at the wooden benches.

Parking: Park on the right-hand shoulder of the road before the trailhead gate.

Directions from the Visitor Center:

  • Turn left out of the Visitor Center onto State St. Continue approximately 0.4 miles
  • Turn left at the Super 8 Motel onto Flat Creek Rd. and immediately take a right onto Old Hwy 70E. You should pass Tractor Supply Co. on your left. Continue approximately 2.5 miles.
  • Turn left onto Mill Creek Rd. Continue approximately 0.9 miles to the trailhead. Park on the right side of the road before the barrier.GOOGLE MAP DIRECTIONS