National Wildlife Refuge System

ATTWATER PRAIRIE CHICKEN
NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

P.O. Box 519
Eagle Lake, TX, 77434
Phone: 979-234-3021
E-mail: John_Magera@fws.gov

PIPIT TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 1.69 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 2.3
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Mowed

Special Features

  • Elusive Sprague's pipit sightings
  • Little bluestem prairie
  • Sense of historic landscape



SYCAMORE TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 1.03 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 4.5
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Mowed

Special Features

  • Alongside Coushatta Creek
  • Spring wildflowers and winter sparrows
  • Occasional alligator or river otter
  • Springtime migrant warblers, flycatchers and hawks



Attwater Prairie Chicken
National Wildlife Refuge

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Last updated: October 28, 2010