Prairie Waterfall at Touch the Sky Prairie

EASY 9 reviews

Prairie Waterfall at Touch the Sky Prairie is a 1.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Jasper, Minnesota that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and trail running and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
36 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

trail running

river

waterfall

wild flowers

no shade

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 the other side to investigate the view from a different angle. A short easy hike that leads to a secluded waterfall cascading over quartzite rock make this a great hike. The native grasses and wildflower help to keep your mind busy making the hike seem shorter. At less than a mile with very little elevation change it's a hike most everyone can enjoy.

24 days ago

easy to follow, good for any age, waterfall was nice at the end.

25 days ago

peace and Solitude at the waterfall area. Go in the morning where you can handle the no shade hike and enjoy the waterfall area without too many bugs. Lots of birds singing

2 months ago

hiking
2 months ago

Lots of ticks, trail is easy to follow. Grass is long on the trail and its hard to see holes in the ground. The waterfall is small, but decent.

4 months ago

Fun easy walk with our kids, 8 and 10. Lots is rock hopping. Mid April

Sunday, June 12, 2016

The trail looked promising and we were able to take a lot of nice bird pictures in the Prarie leading up to the trail head. We were unable to go down the trail (June 12, 2016) because within 5 minutes of getting out of the car 2 of the 4 people in my party had ticks on their legs. We would try this trail again outside of tick season.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

hiking
Monday, August 25, 2014

This short trail is now one of my local favorites. Very low effort to get to the reward of a tranquil setting of the waterfalls. On the way a very wide variety of wildflowers will be your companions. @backpackerneil

hiking
Saturday, August 23, 2014