West Beach offers a great combination of hiking and relaxing at the beach. The trails are varied and encompass many habitats. The West Beach Trail is one of three trail loops near West Beach. After hiking, relax and swim at the beach.
The West Beach Trail is an easy hike through an area that was sand-mined in the 1920s. The footing is mainly loose sand. This area is being restored as an oak savanna and is a great place to see prickly pear cactus. Birders will enjoy looking for water birds on Long Lake from the viewing platform.
Hours – Open daily from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm Central Time.