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“The 1.46 mile Adirondack Trail offers views of a scenic pond, preserved wetlands, and historical features.”
— Five Rivers MetroParks
April 1 - October 31: 8am - 10pm
November 1 - March 31: 8am - 8pm
Follow along the Adirondack Trail for a simple hike, walk, or jog. You'll come across the beautiful Dogwood Pond, a boardwalk over wetlands, and a historical monument of the Park's founder, John Patterson.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Lake — Spring — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Starting at White Oak Camp off of Hilton Drive, follow the trail southeast for about 0.5 miles and come across the Patterson Monument, erected in the 1920's in memorial of the park's founder, John H. Patterson. Continue along the trail around the Dogwood Pond and overlook. Loop around to return to your car or continue on for a loner adventure through the Wetlands boardwalk, "Staged Gates" sculpture, and the Hills and Dales Inspiration Point Trail.
Flora & Fauna
View vegetation, such as skunk cabbage and marsh marigold, and keep an eye out for migratory birds.
History & Background
Visit the monument honoring the Park's founder, John Patterson.