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Gold Finch Trail

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Trail

1.7 mile 2.7 kilometer loop
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Elevation

Ascent: 55' 17 m
Descent: -54' -16 m
High: 796' 243 m
Low: 740' 226 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 8% (5°)

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Trail shared by Natalie Stevens

This is a shaded, crushed limestone trail with Fox River access.

Natalie Stevens

Features Birding · River/Creek · Spring · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This park features plenty of shady, wooded areas in addition to open prairie and creekside paths. The crushed limestone usually stays pretty dry no matter the weather. There are some terrain changes and hills to keep the hike interesting. This is also a good spot for wildlife sightings.

Flora & Fauna

snakes, muskrat, deer, geese

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#135

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#19,470

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