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Lower Loop (Orange)

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2.0 mile 3.3 kilometer loop
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Elevation

Ascent: 195' 59 m
Descent: -194' -59 m
High: 1,033' 315 m
Low: 863' 263 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)

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A beautiful retreat into the woods that makes you forget the heat and busy life of Fort Leavenworth.

Austin Harrison

Features Fall Colors · Wildlife

Family Friendly Easy wide trail good for kids.

Trail is on a military installation. A military ID or visitor pass will get you on. Visitors station is located at the Sherman Avenue Gate.

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Follow the orange diamond plastic trail marker or orange blaze.

Description

Follow the pioneer road "Rocky Road to Dublin" in this two mile loop trail through beautiful forests. Open to horses, bikes, and pedestrians this trail is close and fun for all.

Escape into the woods and look for birds and other animals in the forest. This trail is community maintained (annual mowing) and is about 6-8 feet wide in most places. It is easy for two to three to hike side by side.

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Jul 28, 2018
Austin Harrison
The big mowers have been through. Very nice trail to hike/run. 2.5mi

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Only wild forest on Fort Leavenworth.  A great feeling to get into the woods so close to home.
Jul 18, 2018 near Leavenw…, KS
Wide trail crossing Quarry Creek near the trail parking area.
Jul 18, 2018 near Leavenw…, KS
Picture of trail from the trailhead.  Recently mowed.
Jul 18, 2018 near Leavenw…, KS
Volunteer working on mowing the trail. Just a little more to go.
Jul 18, 2018 near Leavenw…, KS

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