Trails in the Tsali Recreation Area Trailhead Area

This is your complete guide to the trail network of Tsali.

Here is a list of all trails in the Tsali Recreation Area Trailhead area.

Each trail has its own printable page with all the information and links, including (where available):

  • directions to the starting point
  • difficulty
  • length
  • elevation change
  • a map
  • photos from along the way, and
  • a detailed description and trail directions.

For general information about the Tsali Recreation Area trailhead, see the Tsali Recreation Area Trailhead page.

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County Line Road Trail

  • mi, ,

Left Loop Trail

More Difficult
  • Longest Tsali trail. Starts with a roller coaster ride along the lakeshore that you can control! Trail dips into a cove, crosses a creek, then emerges to zoom along the lakeshore time and again. Toward the overlook, the trail moves into the interior...
  • 11.9mi, Hilly, Some Obstacles

Mouse Branch Loop Trail

  • Has one long, fast singletrack downhill, with a gradual climb up to it. Good views, trail passes over neat clearcut hills--in one spot, you can see the trail snaking over on the next ridge. Watch how quickly the forest can change as you go in and out...
  • 6.5mi, Hilly, Some Obstacles

Mouse Branch Overlook Loop Trail

  • A new addition. One way trail (counter-clockwise). Good view from the overlook, not as spectacular as the one from Overlook Loop but well worth the ride out there. You can see some neat islands down in the lake. This extension also has some great...
  • 2.5mi, Climbs Moderately, Some Obstacles

Right Loop Trail

More Difficult
  • Shorter loops possible using connector trails. Some lakeshore riding, lots of hilly interior riding with a few steep, challenging spots. Has lots of great jumps. Has a few creek crossings, one of which is done on a brand new bridge. Sections are...
  • 11mi, Hilly, Few Obstacles

Right Loop Connector 1 Trail

  • 0mi, Climbs Gently, Few Obstacles

Right Loop Connector 2 Trail

  • 0mi, Climbs Gently, Few Obstacles

Right Loop Overlook Trail

  • mi, Hilly, Some Obstacles

Thompson Loop Trail

  • Some stream crossings and old logging roads. Mixed pine and hardwood forests at Tsali are easily recognized on this trail. Some old homesites. Neat part of forest with tall hemlocks and rhododendron, not typical of the heavily logged areas at Tsali....
  • 7.7mi, Hilly, Few Obstacles