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Birnt Hills Loop #10

Easy/Intermediate
 5.0 (1)

3.1 mile loop above Lake Sakakawea.


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3.3

Miles

5.4

KM

95%

Runnable

2,106' 642 m

High

1,853' 565 m

Low

337' 103 m

Up

335' 102 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

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Features Birding · Lake · River/Creek · Spring · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Need to Know

There is a parking lot at the trailhead.

Description

Birnt Hills Trail is a 3.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Keene, North Dakota that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as east/intermediate. There is a spur at the top of the trail to the overlook point which has a bench and beautiful view of Lake Sakakawea. About half way through the trail, you pass by a creek leading to a beach on the lake. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, nature trips, and bird watching.

Flora & Fauna

Keep your eyes out for choke cherries in the summer season.

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Lucas G

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#11

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A view near the start of the Birnt Hills Trail.
Apr 16, 2021 near Tioga, ND

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