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Red Trail

Intermediate

Trail

2.6 mile 4.2 kilometer loop
100% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 12' 4 m
Descent: -12' -4 m
High: 24' 7 m
Low: 20' 6 m

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Max Grade: 2% (1°)

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Trail shared by Ryan Spr

The unpaved trail allows visitor to witness the variety of habitats found on the 395-acre sanctuary.

Ryan Spr

Features Birding · Views · Wildlife

October - April: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
May - September: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Runner Notes

Shaded maybe 30%. Dry weather turns packed sand into sugar powder. Roots are prevalent throughout. Horses are permitted.

Description

This trail is unpaved and features singletrack trail that is mostly hard packed dirt/sand, with some softer sand sections. Along the way, runners will cross a few bridges and enjoy some great scenery.

Flora & Fauna

The protected habitats include xeric (dry) hammock, scrub, scrubby flatwoods, pine flatwoods, sand pine scrub, ponds, sloughs, and depression marshes. Listed in State of Florida Great Florida Birding Trail for Florida scrub-jay, great horned owl, migratory songbirds, pileated woodpecker, sandhill crane, sparrow, and Eastern towee.

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May 23, 2017
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Jim Huff

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#62

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#8,310

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Photos

Red Blazed Trail. with permission from Tom Choma tomchoma.com
Sep 23, 2016 near Malabar, FL
Trail through the brush. with permission from Tom Choma tomchoma.com
Sep 23, 2016 near Malabar, FL
One of the trails in the sanctuary. with permission from Tom Choma tomchoma.com
Sep 23, 2016 near Malabar, FL

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