“This short trail skirts a small prairie area, and then cuts through wooded bottomland.”
— chris kilgore
Features: Birding — Cave — Fall Colors — Lake — River/Creek — Spring — Swimming — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Some of the low-lying areas are often partially submerged, though rarely impassable. Be prepared for the possibility of getting slightly wet and/or muddy. There's a water pump with potable water at the Bluestem shelter/parking area.
This trail begins at the Bluestem Shelter in the MacBride Nature Recreation Area (MNRA). It skirts the prairie immediately to the west before entering the woods and traversing some lowlying area, before climbing up to the Fox Campsite parking lot
Flora & Fauna
Lots of deer, small mammals, and I've seen coyote on this trail. There are plentiful wildflowers and some edible berries like black caps.