“A short 1.3 mile warm-up trail that connects to Wolf Branch and Hard Times Connector.”
— Vinnie Connors
Deer Lake Lodge starts at the Wesley Branch Trail
parking lot and ends at Rice Pinnacle Trailhead parking lot and connects to Wolf Branch and Hard Times Connector
This trail is a short climb followed by a some easy-graded downhill sections. This trail can be combined with Hard Times Connector
for a short, beginner friendly loop that is less than three miles.