Hitchins Pond has 5 primitive campsites along the shore, available on a 1st come, 1st serve basis. Access to to the pond is by foot, via a 2.5 mile walk in from CR421, or a 3.0 mile canoe on the Bog River, from the Lower Dam put south of Horsehoe Lake.
Directions: From Long Lake, drive 12 miles north on Route 30, to County Route 421 ( 1/5 miles past the Hamilton / Franklin County Line ). Take a left on CR 421 heading west.
For Hiking Access: Follow the road (CR 421) for 7.5 miles, to a fork in the road, with a yellow gate across the left road. Park at this point. The road to Hitchins Pond/Upper Dam is the one on the left, past the gate. Walk in on the level, dirt road to the Upper Dam, take a left and head towards Hitchens Pond.
For Canoe Access: Follow the road (CR 421) for 5.8 miles, and make a left (follow signs) and follow another .7 mile to the lower dam on the Bog River. You can put your canoe in here, and paddle into Hitchins Pond.