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Geology Trail

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Trail

0.3 mile 0.6 kilometer point to point
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 22' 7 m
Descent: -57' -17 m
High: 1,069' 326 m
Low: 1,024' 312 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (3°)
Max Grade: 14% (8°)

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Trail shared by Chelsea Root

A flat, easy trail close to the Nature Center.

Chelsea Root

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Family Friendly A short trail close to the Nature Center.

Trails are open from dawn to dusk. There is a $3 per day use fee which can be paid online or at the trailhead.

Description

This trail passes by several sandstone and limestone rock outcroppings, including the well-known Turtle Rock.

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ADA Accessible, Need to Know, Features, Flora & Fauna

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Land Manager: Ruffner Mountain

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Along the Nature trail (Pink markers)
Jan 15, 2019 near Irondale, AL
View of the Nature Center from the trail
Jan 15, 2019 near Irondale, AL
Portion of the Trillium Trail
Jan 15, 2019 near Irondale, AL
End of Trillium Trail- ends at the parking lot
Jan 15, 2019 near Irondale, AL
Good parking and signs.
Nov 12, 2016 near Irondale, AL
Informational Displays along the trail
Jan 15, 2019 near Irondale, AL

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