Reese F. Lukei Jr. Raptor Trail
ElevationAscent: 4' 1 m
Descent: -4' -1 m
High: 9' 3 m
Low: 5' 2 m
GradeAvg Grade: 0% (0°)
Max Grade: 2% (1°)
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“This trail, formerly known as the Bay Trail, is the most popular trail at the refuge.”— Erica Ryder
From the trailhead, follow the gravel path along the 0.4 mile trail. Runners will pass through bald cypress trees, marsh grasses, and shrubby trees. Near the end of the trail, visitors should spend some time exploring a small pond and two overlooks which give views of the Back Bay to the west and south. Visitors take the same route back to the trailhead.
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Dec 31, 1969: "Dragonflying" is Taking Off
Dec 31, 1969: Youth in the Great Outdoors
Apr 8, 2013: Busy Time on Refuge Web Cams