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Easy trail with views of wildflowers and native cactus.


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Map Key

3.0

Miles

4.9

KM

Loop

3,233' 985 m

High

3,199' 975 m

Low

69' 21 m

Up

68' 21 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (0°)

4%

Max Grade (2°)

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Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Closed on Mondays.

Description

Definitely stop at the visitors center before beginning. They have information about the animals, plants and birds in the area. There is a 1-mile loop that is heavily shaded if you're wanting a shorter run.

Flora & Fauna

Rabbit, possum, ground squirrels, field mice and various birds to be seen. Wildflowers are abundant spring through summer especially after rainfall.

Shared By:

Jenny Sanders with improvements by Katelyn Jaeger

Trail Ratings

  3.8 from 6 votes

#1

in Lubbock

#12306

Overall
  3.8 from 6 votes
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Trail Rankings

#1

in Lubbock

#250

in Texas

#12,306

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Photos

Looking north with hundreds of Basket Flowers about to bloom.
Jun 6, 2015 near Lubbock, TX
"Night hike" looking north up Yellowhouse Draw over area of controlled burn to thunderstorms 10 miles distant.
Jan 17, 2019 near Lubbock, TX
Low sun at start of evening hike looking over Yellowhouse Draw.
Jan 17, 2019 near Lubbock, TX

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May 2, 2021
David Bierwirth
Nice day early start 8:00am. Easy flat trail. Many options to shorten. 3.5mi — 1h 20m
Sep 9, 2018
Franklin Rodgers
3.5mi
Jul 7, 2018
Sherry H.
HOT! 3.5mi
Feb 2, 2017
Walter Cunningham
Controlled burn being my conducted today while onsite. 3.1mi
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