Turtle Bob's Trail
ElevationAscent: 110' 34 m
Descent: -113' -34 m
High: 658' 201 m
Low: 582' 177 m
GradeAvg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 17% (9°)
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“Enjoy a beautiful loop trail with hills at the World Bird Sanctuary.”— Susan Stevenson
The trail then heads back up hill with fewer switchbacks and another bench at the top for a spectacular view of the area. This time of year, with the trees barren, I could see a long ways. The trail is easily marked with little turtle placards found on trees to lead the way. At the top of the hill, the trail heads west toward Lone Elk Park Road. After a short distance, you'll come to the road where there is a pavilion and picnic table. To continue on the trail at this point, you do need to make your way on the road for a few feet before picking up the trail again.
Once out on the road, go right and you'll see where the trailhead picks up. There is not much traffic on this road but it is always a good idea to keep an eye out for cars. The trail then weaves along the side of a hill with little elevation change right back to the trailhead outside the animal hospital.
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Land Manager: World Bird Sanctuary