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Scott Lake Loop Trail

Intermediate

Trail

6.6 mile 10.6 kilometer loop
100% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 227' 69 m
Descent: -237' -72 m
High: 2,897' 883 m
Low: 2,807' 856 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 8% (5°)

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Trail shared by Kenton Eckels

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A varied trail with wildlife that parallels the paved road around the lake.

Kenton Eckels

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · Views · Wildlife

Open year-round.

Runner Notes

Very few roots, but expect some rocky areas and narrow singletrack.

Description

Thje trail starts just inside the Lake Scott State Park entrance at Barrel Springs. The initial trail is shaded singletrack turning into doubletrack. Expect to see deer and turkey depending on the time of day. The trail parallels the paved road that goes around lake with many different lake and rock formation views. The trail is available for horseback riding, mountain biking, and walking/running.

Flora & Fauna

Turkeys and deer are a common site.

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#41

in Kansas

#8,734

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972 Since Sep 25, 2016
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Rock formation looking up from trail.
Sep 25, 2016 near Scott City, KS
Entrance.
Sep 25, 2016 near Scott City, KS
View from the trail.
Sep 25, 2016 near Scott City, KS
Early part of shaded trail.
Sep 25, 2016 near Scott City, KS

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