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    Van Bibber Park Trail

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    Very Easy
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    8.5 km
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    52 m
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    The Van Bibber Park Trail is a charming nature walk in the city center. This scenic, natural oasis is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle where folks often go to reconnect with nature, de-stress or have a picnic! Featuring a lake and ample green space, the hike is a relaxing meander that hikers of all skill levels and kids alike can enjoy.

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    Route Description for Van Bibber Park Trail

    Explore the wilderness and escape the stressors of the real world as you trek the Van Bibber Park Trail. Whether you venture the path with your family, alone, or with a friend, this adventure is a great excuse to get out into the fresh air. Note this path travels through both tree shade and exposed meadowlands, so wear layers as insurance against various weather conditions. Partially paved and level gravel terrain, this accessible trail is manageable by adventurers of all kinds! What are you waiting for? Get outdoors along the Van Bibber Park Trail!

    Embark on your journey along the Van Bibber Lake Trail from the trailhead off Oak Street. From this point, trek southwest along the Van Bibber Creek Trail, passing Cormorant Lake and several sports fields. This path follows the curves of the creek and exposes distant mountain views and sights of both North and South Table Mesas. At the first junction, turn left, hiking south before the Van Bibber Creek Trail redirects you west. Hike the exposed terrain before crossing Ward Road into the Van Bibber Park. Follow the same trail past picnic sights and to a junction. Here, keep right hiking along the creek.

    Follow the Van Bibber Creek Trail all the way to the route’s end at a parking lot. From here, retrace your steps along the path before turning right onto the Van Bibber Park Outer Loop Trail. Trek this trail east before merging onto the Jimmy Go Trail. Hike the Jimmy Go Trail until it reconnects with the Van Bibber Creek Trail. From the intersection, retrace your steps east along the Van Bibber Creek Trail, all the way back to the trailhead.

    Getting to the Van Bibber Park Trail Trailhead

    The Van Bibber Park Trail departs from the parking lot and trailhead off Oak Street.

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      Yes - On Leash

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