Bird Blind Loop
ElevationAscent: 109' 33 m
Descent: -90' -28 m
High: 828' 252 m
Low: 725' 221 m
GradeAvg Grade: 4% (3°)
Max Grade: 10% (6°)
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“A loop trail of slightly less than a mile, about half service road/mowed path, and half singletrack.”— chris kilgore
In this low area, take a peak across the water and notice the giant SETI telescope looming above the trees. Rise back up into the woods and stay on the singletrack until you reach the service road leading down to the raptor center. You can cross the road here and jump directly onto the Hawk Ravine Nature Trail if you're linking trails for a longer run.
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Land Manager: University of Iowa Recreational Services