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Turtle Pond Trail

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0.3 mile 0.5 kilometer out and back
100% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 3' 1 m
Descent: -3' -1 m
High: 646' 197 m
Low: 643' 196 m

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Max Grade: 1% (0°)

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Trail shared by Eric Ashley

A short loop around a tiny, yet peaceful pond

Eric Ashley

Features Birding · Lake · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

The trails at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie are open year-round from 4:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

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The Turtle Pond Trail allows runners to follow a mowed path around the edge of Turtle Pond and the nearby seedbeds. Several benches and picnic tables make this an ideal spot to relax, explore, and enjoy a snack or picnic lunch.

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Turtle pond
Apr 13, 2019 near Elwood, IL

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