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Merrill Woods Trail

Easy/Intermediate

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0.3 mile 0.5 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 41' 12 m
Descent: -24' -7 m
High: 584' 178 m
Low: 558' 170 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 9% (5°)

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Trail shared by Eva Kirschbaum

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A short trail leading past some of the animals that call Wildlife Prairie Park home.

Eva Kirschbaum

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

Family Friendly Animals are a great attraction for children to search for in the enclosures!

Hours of operation: 9am-4:30pm. Extended hours from Memorial Day to Labor Day from 9am-6:30pm.

Description

This trail follows through various animal enclosures located within the Park. The trail is paved or gravel and brings guests past the cougar, red foxes, bobcats, coyotes, silver foxes and black bears.

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Contacts

Land Manager: Wildlife Prairie Park

Jan 7, 2019: Dollar Day

Dec 4, 2018: About Us

Feb 14, 2017: Volunteer Opportunities

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Feb 28, 2018
Alan Stutzman

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