Windlass Hill Trail

MODERATE 1 reviews

Windlass Hill Trail is a 0.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Blue Creek, Nebraska that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and trail running and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
0.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
147 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

trail running

views

wild flowers

no shade

historic site

Windlass Hill Trail leads to the crest of Windlass Hill, where the deep ruts carved by thousands of covered wagons are still visible on the bluffs. Sweet spring water made Ash Hollow a major stopover on the Overland Trail.

hiking
1 month ago

Trail significant for the viewing of the trail ruts. Great views of the country. Sod house unique. The main campus of Ash Hollow is 1 mile north were their are other trails, visitor center, etc.