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0.8 miles long. Starts at Baxa House, a sustainable cabin built from local redcedar trees. Ends at solar panel/well.


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0.8

Miles

1.3

KM

Point to Point

3,352' 1,022 m

High

3,182' 970 m

Low

170' 52 m

Up

9' 3 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

9%

Max Grade (5°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Summer Station. Private Access from May-August

Need to Know

Bring water. Wear sturdy and comfortable shoes. If sunny, bring a hat or sunscreen.
Shut and latch any cow gates once through to ensure cattle stay inside premises.

Description

Baxa Trail is 0.8 miles long with a fair amount of hill climbing. There is a very short detour along the trail that splits to view a rock outcropping. The trail begins at the Baxa House located on the south side of the Girls Cabin site. The cabin is a sustainable cabin built from locally cut red cedar trees. The trails leads through a gate and starts shady. The trail has moderate inclines as well as loose rocks to hike on.

Flora & Fauna

Flora: Spiderwort, Yucca, Barrel Cactus, Downy Brome, Smooth Brome, Prickly Pear Cactus, Eastern redcedar
Fauna: Prairie Rabbits, Barn Owls, Morning glory, American Goldfinch, Cedar Waxwing, Redtail Hawk

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Baxa Trail Canyon
Jul 30, 2018 near Ogallala, NE
One of the many boulders found along the Geology Trail
Jul 30, 2018 near Ogallala, NE
The canyon at the beginning of the trail.
Aug 2, 2019 near Ogallala, NE
View from end of Baxa trail.
Aug 2, 2019 near Ogallala, NE

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Aug 2, 2019
Joyce Besch
Took Baxa out and Swanson back. 4mi
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