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Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge

EASY 5 reviews

Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge is a 1.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Eagle Lake, Texas that features a river. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for walking and birding. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 1.3 miles Elevation Gain: 22 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly


bird watching


26 days ago

Easy trail crosses prairie and woods with a stop at a creek. Entrance at visitor center. There is also a auto tour with stops at a small lake. Saw lots of deer including a huge buck, and water fowl at the refuge, but no prairie chickens.

no shade
6 months ago

This is the sycamore trail, it goes through the prairie and partly into a wooded area. Aside from the rare prairie chicken sighting, there are white tail deer and many other cranes and birds. The trail is mowed through a field and the right stroller could probably be pushed over the grass. Beware of ticks during the summer and there are spiders in the woods as well.

Thu May 03 2018

Didn't see any prairie chickens, but they are endangered, so I guessed I wouldn't. Watch out for fire ants! Don't stand in one place too long.

Wed Mar 02 2016