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Best trails in Arthur W Butler Memorial Sanctuary

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Explore the most popular trails in Arthur W Butler Memorial Sanctuary 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 - Butler Sanctuary Yellow, Red and Northern Orange Trail
Arthur W Butler Memorial Sanctuary
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 22 m
NOTE: The Orange Trail is temporarily closed due to mud season. Please check here for updates: https://www.nature.org/en-us/get-involved/how-to-help/places-we-protect/arthur-w-butler-memorial-sanctuary/Show more
#2 - Butler Sanctuary Red Loop
Arthur W Butler Memorial Sanctuary
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 33 m
In November 2019, the Butler Sanctuary revised the Red Loop (see photos). This loop added and combined several paths, and in the future it will be revised again (to include the old Orange outer northern trail). This may seem confusing, but the Sanctuary wanted to phase out lesser used paths, and consolidate main paths for better navigation and maintenance. Its still a real gem, and well recommended!!Show more
#3 - Butler Sanctuary Hawkwatch
Arthur W Butler Memorial Sanctuary
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 17 m
A quick, popular loop to the Butler Sanctuary Hawk Watch viewing stands. Many visitors from late August to late November for local migration of birds of prey (e.g. hawks, falcons). Voluntary bird counting and inventory, see Butler Sanctuary website. Free and ample parking.Show more
#4 - Butler Sanctuary Northern Orange and Red Trail Loop
Arthur W Butler Memorial Sanctuary
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 54 m
This loop is an easy to moderate walk/hike on the Sanctuary. Highlights include a pine grove, marsh, various tree types, and a stone gathering area at the trailhead. Free and ample parking. Show more