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Purple Loop

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Make your way over a wooden bridge to run through the Purple Loop serpentine outcropping.


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Map Key

0.3

Miles

0.5

KM

99%

Runnable

159' 49 m

High

141' 43 m

Low

15' 5 m

Up

32' 10 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

7%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Spring · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Open from dawn till dusk.

Description

Take the Red Loop from the parking lot, past the information kiosk, down a hill and into the forest to reach the Purple Loop. This short trail goes over a small wooden bridge and around a short loop. From this trail, it is easy to see a geologic outcrop that is specific to the area.

Flora & Fauna

Woodlands with several large red and white oak.

Contacts

Local Club: Natural Lands Trust

Land Manager: Natural Lands Trust

Shared By:

Mae Axelrod

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  4.0 from 2 votes

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#284

in Pennsylvania

#13,971

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My trail companion catches some rays in Hildacy Farm Preserve.
Jan 28, 2017 near Media, PA
Here's looking at ya'.
Jan 28, 2017 near Media, PA

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