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Prairie Welcome Trail

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A quick loop through a Colorado prairie.


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0.9

Miles

1.4

KM

Point to Point

5,109' 1,557 m

High

5,101' 1,555 m

Low

4' 1 m

Up

9' 3 m

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1%

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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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Rob M.

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Jan 23, 2021
Michael Schieferecke
Walked both the Prairie Welcome Trail and the Nature Trail. 1.7mi — 0h 49m