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greenBlue Jones Creek Trail

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3.6 mile 5.8 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 234' 71 m
Descent: -36' -11 m
High: 2,459' 750 m
Low: 2,261' 689 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 7% (4°)

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A pleasant badlands trail that provides varied terrain that is not as rugged as some other areas.

Karen Ryberg

Features Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly Kids can definitely handle this trail's gentle grades and moderate length.

Description

Start from the parking lot along the Park paved road and head Northeast. The trail follows Jones Creek and while there is varied terrain crossing dry water courses, this route is not very rugged. The trail intersects with the Roundup Trail and the Lower Talkington Trail providing opportunities for varied out-and-backs or loops (see Jones/Lower Talkington/Lower Paddock Loop).

Flora & Fauna

Wild horses, bison, and wildflowers.

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Land Manager: NPS - Theodore Roosevelt

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Jul 11, 2019
Logan Shaver
Jul 11, 2018
Paul Gormisky
Jul 11, 2018
Brendan Flisk
Camped on a small hill on the left 2mi
Jul 4, 2018
Leslie Enerson
Nov 4, 2017
Matt Nelsen
3mi
Apr 22, 2017
Karen Ryberg
Beautiful
Sep 28, 2013
Karen Ryberg
Had lunch with a herd of wild horses that slowly made there way closer to us.

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  4.5 from 2 votes

#7

in South Unit

#5932

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in North Dakota

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