Blodgett Marsh Trail
ElevationAscent: 13' 4 m
Descent: -34' -10 m
High: 548' 167 m
Low: 524' 160 m
GradeAvg Grade: 0% (0°)
Max Grade: 2% (1°)
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“A lollipop loop through open prairie and marsh”— Eric Ashley
On the other side of Prairie Creek, a mown path meanders deeper into the prairie giving visitors a glimpse into a tallgrass landscape that once dominated the area. As you near areas of standing water, be on the lookout for birds and wildlife.
The trail eventually splits to form a lollipop loop that brings visitors near the park boundary before returning back to the south and reaching the stretch of trail on which they arrived.
Shade is almost non-existent, so come prepared with plenty of water and sunscreen on warm and sunny days. Long pants and sturdy footwear are recommended.
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