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Buffalo Creek Nature Trail

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0.4 mile 0.7 kilometer out and back
100% Runnable
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Ascent: 4' 1 m
Descent: -4' -1 m
High: 653' 199 m
Low: 650' 198 m

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Max Grade: 1% (1°)

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A short trail perfect for birding or wildflower viewing.

Matt Bristol

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Open from an hour before sunrise to an hour after sunset.

Description

This trail begins at the end of the field by the parking area. The trail goes through the forest and along the banks of Buffalo Creek. This is a great loop that can be taken in either direction.

Flora & Fauna

Spring and summer wildflowers found in bottomland riparian forests can be abundant throughout the area. Deer, songbirds, and raptors can all be seen as well.

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in West Virginia

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Fall at Buffalo Creek.
Nov 9, 2016 near Wellsburg, WV
Great Lobelia in bloom along the trail!
Oct 17, 2016 near Wellsburg, WV

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