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Fossil Valley Trail

Intermediate

Trail

0.9 mile 1.4 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 101' 31 m
Descent: -231' -70 m
High: 716' 218 m
Low: 583' 178 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)

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Trail shared by Jon Hall

A fun trail with a good uphill portion culminating in a beautiful view across the valley to the Cattail overlook.

Jon Hall

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If you're looking for an uphill workout, this is an excellent trail. There is an overlook at about 0.6 miles with a good view of the valley around Cattail Pond and the overlook on Cattail Pond Trail across the valley. You can just make out the edge of Joe Pool Lake. Most of the trail is surrounded by brush and trees but it is quite beautiful.

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Aug 25, 2019
DAVID ROBERTSON
May 13, 2018
Jeffrey Smith
Beautiful views to the north. 0.9mi — 0h 33m
Mar 24, 2018
Alicia D
Jan 20, 2018
Nick Brown
Jan 6, 2018
Randy Wong
Sep 2, 2017
Brittney Bowles
With boomer!
Aug 10, 2017
Kaitlin Bove
Aug 7, 2017
L L

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  4.3 from 7 votes

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Looking north from the overlook.
May 13, 2018 near Cedar Hill, TX
Beautiful picture of the Cattail Pond.
May 13, 2018 near Cedar Hill, TX

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