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Red Trail

Intermediate

Trail

2.6 mile 4.2 kilometer loop
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 12' 4 m
Descent: -12' -4 m
High: 24' 7 m
Low: 20' 6 m

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Max Grade: 2% (1°)

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Trail shared by Ryan Spr

The unpaved trail allows visitor to witness the variety of habitats found on the 395-acre sanctuary.

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Features Birding · Views · Wildlife

Family Friendly A variety of different terrains and very well marked trails make this a fun and informative route for the whole family.

October - April: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
May - September: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Description

This trail is unpaved and features singletrack trail that is mostly hard packed dirt/sand, with some softer sand sections. Along the way, hikers will cross a few bridges and enjoy some great scenery.

Flora & Fauna

The protected habitats include xeric (dry) hammock, scrub, scrubby flatwoods, pine flatwoods, sand pine scrub, ponds, sloughs, and depression marshes. Listed in State of Florida Great Florida Birding Trail for Florida scrub-jay, great horned owl, migratory songbirds, pileated woodpecker, sandhill crane, sparrow, and Eastern towee.

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Dec 29, 2018
Matthew Fernandez
Lots of roots to avoid while running. Good views of the lakes and a few different ecosystems. 2.6mi

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Photos

Red Blazed Trail. with permission from Tom Choma tomchoma.com
Sep 23, 2016 near Malabar, FL
Trail through the brush. with permission from Tom Choma tomchoma.com
Sep 23, 2016 near Malabar, FL
One of the trails in the sanctuary. with permission from Tom Choma tomchoma.com
Sep 23, 2016 near Malabar, FL

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