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A quick way to move your bottom
This quick hike circles a pond named for early Fruita resident Billy Snook, who had something of a colorful life (shot a horse thief, multiple wives, etc.). This trail is quick and easy for visitors and locals alike.
The hike starts at the parking area and descends a slight hill to a fork. The counter-clockwise loop is paved for the first half, making it wheelchair accessible. There is also a fishing dock and folks will often be seen casting throughout the spring and summer. A portable toilet sits at the base of the parking lot hill as well, providing the only restroom in the hiking area.
The trail itself is uncomplicated and easy to follow. The south side of the trail is not paved and can be muddy after rains, so avoid it when it is wet. The Morrison Formation, which makes up Opal Hill to the south (also accessible from the same trailhead) turns to nasty, sticky clay when wet. If you can avoid walking through wet Morrison you definitely should.
As of this writing, swimming is not allowed but human-powered watercraft are allowed on the lake. There is also a disc golf course that is accessible from this point if you are interested in that.
Check out the Official Route and Triplogs.