The lake is owned by the City of Wellington and they require a day pass or yearly pass for trail use. Permits can be obtained at the City Administration Building, the Lake Maintenance Building or at one of two permit drop-boxes located at the Lake Maintenance Building and near the east restroom.
Sidewinder snakes through the woods. The trails can be done as one continuous loop or three separate loops; they're not directional, so watch for oncoming runners and bikers. The soil is sandy loam and drains well when it rains. There's one spot down by the lake that gets a bit muddy, but rest of the trail should be good in most weather conditions.