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Bayview Trail

Easy/Intermediate

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0.4 mile 0.6 kilometer out and back
100% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 6' 2 m
Descent: -5' -1 m
High: 581' 177 m
Low: 576' 175 m

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Max Grade: 1% (1°)

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Trail shared by Vince Z

The Gibraltar Bay Nature Area offers unabashed views of the natural ecosystems of the Detroit River.

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Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Spring · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Need to Know

There is a port-a-potty on site, but visitors are encourage to use facilities elsewhere.

Description

The Gibraltar Bay Nature Area is owned and managed by the Fish & Wildlife Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. This trail offers views of the natural wetland ecosystem, views for birders, nature observation, and primitive kayak launch. Trail is mostly compacted dirt and cut grass.

Flora & Fauna

Animals: Deer, owls, hawks, muskrats, turtles, and fish
Plants: Cattails, prairie grass, water lilies

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