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Basswood Trail

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Length

0.4 Miles 0.7 Kilometers

96%

Runnable

Elevation

35' 11 m

Ascent

-36' -11 m

Descent

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

901' 275 m

High

877' 267 m

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Basswood Trail is a short mowed grass trail with scenic views of oak savanna habitat and a small pond.

Brianna Patrick

Overview

All refuge trails are open from dawn to dusk.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Spring — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Dogs: Leashed

Description

Basswood Trail is a short, nearly half-mile, mowed grass trail. It features scenic views of oak savanna habitat and a small pond. The trail is commonly affected by weather conditions. Be prepared for slick, muddy conditions after heavy rains.

Flora & Fauna

Visit the Basswood Trail in early spring for stunning views of hundreds of wildflowers like Dutchman's Breeches and Spring Beauties. It is also a unique spot for migrating birds and the occasional river otter.

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in Iowa

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