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Prairie Welcome Trail

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0.9 mile 1.4 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 4' 1 m
Descent: -9' -3 m
High: 5,109' 1,557 m
Low: 5,101' 1,555 m

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Max Grade: 1% (0°)

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Trail shared by Rob M.

A quick loop through a Colorado prairie.

Rob M.

Features Birding · Wildflowers

Description

The Prairie Welcome Trail departs from the Barr Lake Nature Center parking lot. The trail heads into the prairie and features a handful of wildlife observation points for good viewing locations.

Guided tours are available, check with the visitors station for a schedule.

Flora & Fauna

Native and introduced grasses, prairie dogs, and toads can all be seen from the wildlife viewing points.

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