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To the Sky at Touch the Sky Prairie is a 2.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Jasper, Minnesota that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, 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.

Length 2.4 mi Elevation gain 45 ft Route type Out & Back
Dogs on leash Kid friendly Hiking Walking Running Views Wild flowers No shade
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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 trail makes it seem like you are in a prairie wilderness. A little over a mile in length in each direction, this new trail runs along the highest points so that you have views for miles. No trees just grass and in the distance farms and farm fields.

Small grass parking lot. No other facilities.

From I-90 and Highway 75 go 5 miles North. Turn West and go 3 miles to gravel road. Turn North and go 1 mile. Turn West and go 1/4 mile to small grass parking area and information kiosk.

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Neil Christensen
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This point to point trail goes along the spine of a hill so that you have 360 degree views in all directions. Bluestem prairie grass and wildflowers are the dominant vegetation while quartzite rock also dot the landscape. Very little used trail with lots of solitude. Trail has information kiosks which gives some detailed information on this special area on each end next to small grass parking area. I felt as though I was in a 'Prairie Wilderness' @backpackerneil

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Andrew Moore
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sara ott
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dave roush
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Jennifer Collins
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