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Geology Trail

Intermediate
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A short half mile trail that passes several geology attractions.


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0.2

Miles

0.3

KM

100%

Runnable

3,218' 981 m

High

3,208' 978 m

Low

10' 3 m

Up

6' 2 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

4%

Max Grade (2°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Summer Station. Private Access from May-August

Need to Know

Bring water. Wear sturdy and comfortable shoes. If sunny, bring a hat or sunscreen.
Shut and latch any cow gates once through to ensure cattle stay inside premises.

Runner Notes

Be aware of the large boulders and canyon cliff edges.

Description

The 0.2 mile track starts behind the East Boys cabin gates and meet up with both Baxa Trail and Diffendal Loop to lead 3 other ways. It has several boulders and rocks to look at or climb on. Along the trail you'll also find a deep canyon where you can see cliff swallows or even barn owls.

Flora & Fauna

Flora: Spiderwort, Yucca, Barrel Cactus, Downy Brome, Smooth Brome, Prickly Pear Cactus, Eastern redcedar
Fauna: Prairie Rabbits, Barn Owls, Morning glory, American Goldfinch, Cedar Waxwing, Redtail Hawk

Contacts

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CedarPoint UNL

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Baxa Trail Canyon
Jul 30, 2018 near Ogallala, NE
One of the many boulders found along the Geology Trail
Jul 30, 2018 near Ogallala, NE
The canyon at the beginning of the trail.
Aug 2, 2019 near Ogallala, NE

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