Winter Overview: This trail is not recommended in the winter as the Moose River Plains Wild Forest is a snowmobile corridor and not open to cars or trucks in the winter .
Location: The trailhead is a 13-mile drive in from the Limekiln entrance to the Moose River Plains Wild Forest in Inlet. Drive 9.1 miles to the big T intersection, then turn left and drive 0.9 mile to the Lost Pond entrance and access road on the left. Follow that for 0.5 mile to the parking area, which is between three primitive campsites. The gravel access road is only open to vehicles in the summer.
Distance: It's an easy 1.3 miles to Lost Ponds.
Most hikers can expect it to take up to 3 hours to complete the round trip, less if experienced. Most mountain bikers can do the trip in half the time.