The Black Loop has two alternatives depending on where you start and end. Starting and ending at Trout Lake, the course is 8.46 miles while starting and ending at Bass Lake the course is 8.18 miles. The Trout Lake parking lot can easily accommodate groups using a bus while parking a bus at Bass Lake is not allowed. (buses can park on Highway 221 near the entrance to Bass Lake)
Two maps are shown below. To see details of the course just click on the map showing your starting.ending point.