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blue Baxa Trail

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0.8 mile 1.3 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 170' 52 m
Descent: -9' -3 m
High: 3,352' 1,022 m
Low: 3,182' 970 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 9% (5°)

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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.

CedarPoint UNL

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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