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Fossil Valley Trail

Intermediate

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0.9 mile 1.4 kilometer point to point
85% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 101' 31 m
Descent: -231' -70 m
High: 716' 218 m
Low: 583' 178 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)

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Trail shared by Jon Hall

A fun trail with a good uphill portion culminating in a beautiful view across the valley to the Cattail overlook.

Jon Hall

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If you're looking for an uphill workout, this is an excellent trail. There is an overlook at about 0.6 miles with a good view of the valley around Cattail Pond and the overlook on Cattail Pond Trail across the valley. You can just make out the edge of Joe Pool Lake. Most of the trail is surrounded by brush and trees but it is quite beautiful.

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Looking north from the overlook.
May 13, 2018 near Cedar Hill, TX
Beautiful picture of the Cattail Pond.
May 13, 2018 near Cedar Hill, TX

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