Post Oak Nature Trail

Type: Nature Trail
Length: 0.70 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement), Bicycling (off pavement), Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running, Roller/Inline Skating, Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Agency: Nonprofit
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: At Elk City State Park northeast of Independence.
States: Kansas
Counties: Montgomery
Latitude: 37.27731   Longitude: -95.77839

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Description

This 2/3-mile trail located on the top of table mound is a relatively easy hike. The trailhead is located at the scenic overlook near the dam. The old-growth forest setting that this trail winds through is indicative of the Cross Timbers region. A wide variety of tree species can be found here with many specimens being well over 200 years in age. A self-guiding brochure has been developed to coincide with this trail to be used as an interpretive aide for the user. This trail has been designated as a National Recreation Trail under the U.S Department of the Interior?s National Trail System.

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1978

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Kansas Dept. of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Doyle Niemeyer
Park Manager
Fall River State Park
RR1 Box 44
Toronto , KS 66777
(316) 637-2213

 

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