Shady Oaks Native Prairie Adventure Trails

Shady Oaks Native Prairie Adventure Trails

This 5-mile trail on private land winds through open prairie and wooded valley trails crossing on unique bridges. Shady Oaks Native Prairie Adventure Trails were built in memory of United States Veterans, Edward Burckhardt and Harry Thooft. Enjoy the overlooks and scenic views on this memorial trail near the city of Russell in Lyon County. The trail is provided by Lyon county and maintained by local volunteers.

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Location

Lyon County

Trail is located at 1863 170th Ave, Russell, MN. Parking located north of the Russell City Park.

  • Gary Thooft
  • 1863 170th St, Russell, MN
  • 507-823-4215
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Vehicles allowed

ATV ATV (Class I and II allowed)

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When open

OPEN -

Normal season:
5/1 to 10/1. Check out the Shady Oaks Native Prairie Adventure Trails Facebook page for the latest openings & closures. Camping is available with hook ups near the trail in the city of Russell.

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Difficulty & trail length

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5 miles

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Facilities

Russell

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