Trail Run Project Logo

Prairie Loop (Katie's Loop)

Easy
 4.0 (2)

A hiking and biking loop just behind three of the residence halls for UW-Platteville.


Your Rating:      Clear Rating
Your Difficulty:
Your Favorites: Add to Favorites · Your List
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

0.9

Miles

1.4

KM

99%

Runnable

879' 268 m

High

844' 257 m

Low

38' 12 m

Up

38' 11 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Leashed

Need to Know

There is parking to get to this loop and also to get on the Rountree Branch trail to bike /walk through the city of Platteville. The parking is located to the west, in Memorial Park.

The trail tends to wash out in the early spring and summer rains. It does get repaired, but watch out for big areas of erosion on the southeast corner and also on the northwest corner at the bottom of the small hill.

Description

The trail loop is bi-directional. The center of the loop is all prairie. Flowers and grasses native to the area. You'll also see deer, racoons, woodchuck, and many birds in this area. The Rountree Branch stream runs on the northside of the trail. There is a bridge that you cross to access this loop.

Contacts

Shared By:

Josh Savoy

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 2 votes

#13124

Overall
  4.0 from 2 votes
5 Star
50%
4 Star
0%
3 Star
50%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Trail Rankings

#135

in Wisconsin

#13,124

Overall
2 Views Last Month
14 Since Jul 31, 2019
Easy

100%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%

0 Comments

Weather


Current Trail Conditions

Update Conditions
Unknown See History
Add Your Check-In

Check-Ins

none