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Gristmill Trail

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Length

0.3 Miles 0.5 Kilometers

96%

Runnable

Elevation

52' 16 m

Ascent

-6' -2 m

Descent

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

10%

Max Grade (6°)

514' 157 m

High

469' 143 m

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A picturesque trail by the John Wesley Hall Grist Mill and along Mill Creek and Mill Creek Falls.

Josh Moore

Overview

Features: Birding — Fall Colors — River/Creek — Views — Waterfall — Wildlife
Dogs: Leashed

Description

The Gristmill Trail uses the old roadway that connected the John Wesley Hall Gristmill to Eastern Valley Road as early as 1870.

During the Civil War, this route was used by the 8th Iowa Cavalry to attack the Tannehill Ironworks.

The gristmill at the beginning of the trail is still used, and meal produced in the mill can be purchased in the James Scott-Young Store near the main parking lot at the park entrance.

Flora & Fauna

Pine, oak, elm, deer, squirrels, chipmunks, turtles (in the creek).

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