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Northwest Trail

Intermediate
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This trail features a picnic area at its midpoint with a picnic table and restrooms, a great spot for a break!


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Map Key

1.0

Miles

1.6

KM

Point to Point

744' 227 m

High

676' 206 m

Low

78' 24 m

Up

120' 37 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

9%

Max Grade (5°)

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Features Birding · Lake · Views · Wildlife

Family Friendly With a manageable distance and a perfect stopping point, this is a great route for families.

Description

Eagle Mountain Lake Park has more than five miles of naturally surfaced, single-use (foot-traffic) trails. There is a pavilion with picnic tables, an informational display (ecology, flora fauna, etc.) area, restrooms, and water available near the main parking lot.

The Northwest Trail links the entrance to the Ridge Loop Trail, which features some fantastic views across one of the prettiest lakes in North Texas. The Northwest Trail is mostly wooded, but starts in grassland before descending towards the lake. It features a picnic area at its midpoint with a picnic table and restrooms.

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Mike Williams

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A sturdy bridge aids your passage along the Northwest Trail at Eagle Mountain Park.
Feb 12, 2017 near Pecan A…, TX
The picnic area is located at the halfway point on the Northwest Trail.
Feb 11, 2017 near Pecan A…, TX

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May 18, 2018
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Jon Hall
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