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Two Pipe

Intermediate/Difficult

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0.6 mile 1.0 kilometer point to point
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 155' 47 m
Descent: -27' -8 m
High: 3,319' 1,012 m
Low: 3,176' 968 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)

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This trail runs through the middle of the property and offers the "big picture" of Cedar Point Biological Station.

CedarPoint UNL

Features Birding · Geological Significance · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly Flora and fauna sightings, exploration opportunities.

Need to Know

This trail is located on the Cedar Point Biological Station property, accessible May through August by permission only.

Description

Two Pipe trail is accessed through the Alligator Canyon bottom/Diffendal Loop. Two Pipe is mostly rocky terrain that cuts through well exposed fossil soils and follows the sandy canyon bottom. The trail ends at a two-track road with two culverts next to it.

Flora & Fauna

Mule deer, turkey, red-tailed hawk, rabbits, coyotes, raccoons, opossums, skunks, red cedar, wildflowers (seasonal), grasshoppers, dragonflies, butterflies, cows, magpies, various prairie birds, and perching birds.

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#13,717

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33 Since Aug 1, 2019
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Female deer spotted above Two Pipe
Aug 6, 2019 near Ogallala, NE
Opening to butterfly canyon.
Aug 2, 2019 near Ogallala, NE
Young male mule deer spotted above Two Pipe
Aug 6, 2019 near Ogallala, NE
The end of butterfly canyon.
Aug 2, 2019 near Ogallala, NE
Plant life supported by butterfly canyon microsystem.
Aug 2, 2019 near Ogallala, NE
Plant life on sides of butterfly canyon.
Aug 2, 2019 near Ogallala, NE

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