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Upland Trail Loop

Intermediate

Trail

1.4 mile 2.3 kilometer loop
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 107' 33 m
Descent: -112' -34 m
High: 792' 242 m
Low: 741' 226 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 9% (5°)

Dogs

Leashed
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Trail shared by Christine Esswein

Easy loop around the center of the Cincinnati Nature Center

Christine Esswein

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Spring · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly Lots of living and dead things to observe!

Description

There are many access points to this trail that circles the center of the Cincinnati Nature Center. It is the central trail that connects to many of the outward trails in the park.

Some of the features on this trail include the Herb Wall with a variety of cultivated wildlife, visits to the Reservoir Pond and Lotus Pond, the Boneyard and the Butterfly Garden. The ponds have boardwalks that are great for viewing the local wildlife up close, including toads, tadpoles, fish and newts. The Boneyard is a cool learning and observation area that features multiple animal carcasses in various stages of decomposition.

Most of the trail is wooded but there is a section of it in the open field on the north. The trail circles the Schott Nature PlayScape.

Flora & Fauna

Toads and newts!

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Contacts

Land Manager: Cincinnati Nature Center

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Aug 25, 2019
Juanita Holloway
Jun 9, 2019
jeff nye
Nov 23, 2018
Eric Thompson
Jul 14, 2018
Jonathan Saylor
Oct 22, 2016
Amber Iles
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