Trails

Craven Nature Trail 

Open Season: Open year round 

Length: 0.5 mile loop 

Location of trail: Parking is available at the marked pull-out, on S. Refuge Rd. 1 mile south of main entrance gate. 

Surface: Partially paved, gravel and boardwalk 

Difficulty: Easy  

The accessible 0.25 mile of asphalt pavement connecting the trailhead to Dick’s Pond boardwalk features interpretive panels and 3 benches along the route. This portion of the longer loop trail descends gradually through woodland habitat to bottomlands surrounding the pond. The boardwalk provides views of the pond and its surrounding marsh habitat. 

Sandy Creek Trail 

Open Season: Open year round 

Length: 0.25 mile loop 

Location of trail: Along Sandy creek 

Surface: Dirt 

Difficulty: Easy 

This trail allows you to get a nice view of Sandy creek. You might even be able to spot an otter here.  

Prairie Pathways Trail 

Open Season: Open year round 

Length: 0.5 mile loop 

Location of trail: Adjacent from the old headquarters building. 

Surface: Paved, ADA compliant 

Difficulty: Easy 

Parking is available in front of the historic headquarters building. The sidewalk that begins at the south eastern corner of the parking lot leads to a meandering network of accessible paved pathways. Explore this area to discover information about local plants and animals and the area’s rich history at interpretive waysides. You will also see the native plants demonstration garden, works of art highlighting cultural and natural history, historic buildings and scenic views of the Cumberland Pool. 

Sandy Creek Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.22
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Sycamore Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.15
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Craven Nature Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.81
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Harley CEM Access Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.03
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Murray 23 Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.03
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Prairie Pathways Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.25
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