Catlin Bay

A great spot for a family destination

Catlin Bay is located a simple 1.1 mile hike along the Northville/Placid Trail at a scenic location along the Northeast Shore of Long Lake.

Distance Round Trip:

2.25 miles

Approximate Time:

Family of Four with Kids:      45 minutes to bay

Experienced Hiker:                  30 minutes to bay

Inexperienced Hiker:               45 minutes to bay

Trailhead Location:

From the intersection of Route 28 and Route 30 in the Town of Long Lake follow Route 28N toward Newcomb. Continue on 28N for about 3-miles to Tarbell Hill Road on the left. Follow Tarbell Hill Road for about 1-mile to the parking for the Northville/Placid Trail on the right. The trail is 100-feet further, just over the hill on the right.

Winter Access:

This makes for an excellent snowshoe destination for the entire family. While the trail gets very little use in winter it makes for a nice winter experience through a very attractive area.