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Lower Big Tree Trail

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Trail

0.4 mile 0.6 kilometer point to point
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 65' 20 m
Descent: -65' -20 m
High: 879' 268 m
Low: 814' 248 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 14% (8°)

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Trail shared by Rafi Wilkinson

A short but really nice trail through glacial moraine in a climax beech maple forest.

Rafi Wilkinson

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Family Friendly Trails are short and varied. There are several playgrounds and a sledding hill.

Pets permitted on a leash (6' or shorter). Pay attention to closing time. They will lock your car inside the park for the night. Park opens at 10am and closes based on the season. Check the website. An entrance fee of $5 for out of county vehicles is collected April 1 - October 31 on weekends (Friday - Sunday).

Description

This trail is accessed from the Big Tree Trail. The trail surface is packed dirt with leaf litter. The trail is easily followed through the climax beech and maple forest. The trees are excellent with a great canopy. A spring comes out of the hillside forming a small creek. This trail is a recommended extension to the Big Tree Trail.

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in Indiana

#27,700

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A late winter hike through the beech maple forest.
Feb 28, 2016 near New Car…, IN
A spring coming out of the hillside.
Feb 28, 2016 near New Car…, IN

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