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blue Prairie View Nature Trail

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0.7 mile 1.1 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 133' 41 m
Descent: -23' -7 m
High: 828' 252 m
Low: 716' 218 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (3°)
Max Grade: 14% (8°)

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This short trail skirts a small prairie area, and then cuts through wooded bottomland.

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Features Birding · Cave · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Spring · Swimming · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This trail begins at the Bluestem Shelter in the MacBride Nature Recreation Area (MNRA). It skirts the prairie immediately to the west before entering the woods and traversing some lowlying area, before climbing up to the Fox Campsite parking lot

Flora & Fauna

Lots of deer, small mammals, and I've seen coyote on this trail. There are plentiful wildflowers and some edible berries like black caps.

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