Arrowwood NWR Leg of the Historic Ft. Totten Trail

Type: Backcountry
Length: 9.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: At Arrowwood NWR W of Kensal on SR 9.
States: North Dakota
Counties: Stutsman
Latitude: 47.16242   Longitude: -98.77968

Leg of Historic Ft. Totten Trail Arrowwood NWR W of Kensal on SR 9

Description

This development of this trail is to reestablish 9 miles of the historic trail that connected the military posts of Ft. Seward near Jamestown, ND and Ft. Totten on the south shores of Devil's Lake. The Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corporation has successfully competed for a grant to purchase and install 8 gates on the trail that can be opened and closed from horseback, and for a split-rail fence to be constructed at the south trail head.



The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service intends to develop the south trail head to accommodate parked vehicles and horse trailers, and to develop interpretive kiosks and trail markers. Interpretive kiosks will educate the visiting public about conservation and the wildlife mission of the Service, and will celebrate the American Indian tribes and culture that existed prior to European settlement. Development of the trail will better enable the Service to achieve their goal of providing quality wildlife-dependent recreational opportunities such as wildlife observation and wildlife photography.

Additional Details

Width: 120 inches.
Primary Surface: Gravel
Secondary Surface: Gravel

Average Grade: 1%
Elevation Low Point: 1,450
Elevation High Point: 1,540
Year Designated: 2008

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:
Refuge Manager
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Arrowwood NWR
7745 11th St. SE
Pingree , ND 58476
(701) 285-3341
arrowwood@fws.gov
http://www.fws.gov/arrowwood/

 

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