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Southwind Rail Trail

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Length

7.1 Miles 11.5 Kilometers

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Elevation

109' 33 m

Ascent

-88' -27 m

Descent

1%

Avg Grade (0°)

2%

Max Grade (1°)

1,002' 305 m

High

951' 290 m

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A rail-trail running from Iola to Humboldt on a former railroad right-of-way.

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Overview

Open dawn to dusk.
Features: Fall Colors — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife [Add/Remove]
Dogs: Leashed

Description [Suggest Changes]

This is a rail-trail that follows a former Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway line from Iola to Humboldt. At the north end, the trail connects to the southern end of the Prairie Spirit Trail. The surface is crushed limestone, about 12 feet wide. There is no cost to use this trail.

Flora & Fauna [Suggest Changes]

Numerous wildflowers in season, as well as berries, fruits, and nuts. Wildlife includes deer, wild turkey, rabbits, squirrels, and abundant birds.

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  5.0 from 1 vote

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#2283

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#2

in Iola

#11

in Kansas

#2,283

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