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West Prairie Trail

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Trail

0.5 mile 0.7 kilometer point to point
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 24' 7 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 150' 46 m
Low: 126' 39 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 1% (1°)

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No Dogs
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Trail shared by Zander Göpfert

A wide, grassy path parallel to Prairie Creek Rd on the edge of Elk Prairie.

Zander Göpfert

Features Views · Wildlife

Family Friendly A flat and short path along the prairie with great views of the elk and access to the road, visitor center, and restrooms.

Description

This wide, grassy trail stretches along the northwest edge of Elk Prairie between the Elk Prairie Campground and the Prairie Creek Visitor Center.

Although this is not a secluded option, it does provide up-close-and-personal views of the grazing elk.

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Prairie Creek meadows on a misty rainy winter morning.
Aug 13, 2017 near Westhav…, CA
Bull elk in Elk Prairie.
Dec 22, 2016 near Westhav…, CA
Elk Prairie.
Dec 16, 2016 near Westhav…, CA

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