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Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center and prairie with Monarda Photo: Sean Fitzgerald

Hiking Trail Reservations & Advance Registration

Register for our hiking trails in advance of your visit and skip the sign in log at the center. All hikers must be registered and checked in at the gift shop prior to accessing the trails behind our building.

During seasons of inclement or extreme weather conditions (spring rain & mud, summer extreme heat, strong winds, winter ice), check our Facebook page for trail status.

Why do we close trails when they are saturated? Some of our trails are dangerously slippery when wet, and closing the trails protects them from accelerated and costly erosion. We can open our Canyon Floor Trail more quickly due to its composition. We are fundraising to make improvements to the West Loop and Dogwood Trails that would enable us to open them more quickly after it rains, providing access to the canyon during its most beautiful and peaceful time with trickling streams and the song of spring. To contribute to this project, make a donation here. Thank you!

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Hiking Trails at Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center

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