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Best trails in Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge

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Explore the most popular trails in Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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#1 - Prairie Waterfall at Touch the Sky Prairie
Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 33 m
This is a beautiful trail with many kinds of wildflowers along a sleepy creek that leads to a very secluded waterfall. The narrow creek and Quartzite rock make this a rock hopper's dream to get to theShow more
#2 - To the Sky at Touch the Sky Prairie
Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h
This out and back trail has 360 degree views of prairie. Dominated by Bluestem native grasses and wildflowers, it gives you an idea of what the prairie used to look like. Few visitors to this new traiShow more
#3 - Bluff Trail at Touch the Sky Prairie
Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 42 m
This is a lollipop trail that goes along Beaver Creek and along Quartzite Bluffs. There are wildflowers and the trail is a wide Mowed grass and has few visitors. This is an easy lollipop style trail Show more