Shawnee Lookout Blue Jacket Trail

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Shawnee Lookout

  • Smell the rich aroma of the northern spicebush as you enter the trail. Look for small yellow blooms in the spring and their bright red fruit in the summer. Further on, look for tall prairie plants in the clearings.
  • View the oxbow from the overlook above the Great Miami River. The oxbow hosts many waterfowl species. Bald eagles are commonly seen cruising the river as are black vultures, red-tailed hawks and the occasional osprey.
  • Looking down you may find an eastern box turtle crossing your path. Looking up, watch for woodland birds such as ovenbirds, wood thrush, rufous-sided towhees and gray catbirds.

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Shawnee Lookout Blue Jacket Trail