Distance: 1.5m round trip | Climb: 390ft | Surface: dirt, rock
A ponderosa forest trail which quickly takes you to a ridge where you’ll have plenty of lookout points to view the lake as well as Black Elk Peak.
- From Custer, take Hwy 16A East to Stockade Lake.
- Turn right on Stockade Lake Dr.
- The trailhead is located at the southeast side of Stockade Lake.