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Shimek State Forest

Near: FarmingtonIA (Weather)
Number of
19 Total
35 Difficulty: Rigorous Trail
Trail Description mostly thick timber, many hills some very steep. some streams to cross 2 campgrounds water no electris tables with fire pits. vault toilets. shady camps. trails are mostly narrow great riding
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, IA
Directions Take exit 19 off of Hwy 218 / 27. Go west 7 miles and turn Left at bottom of the hill (just past the bridge) and follow gravel road to the campgrounds.
This information was provided by Blaze on 9/12/2004 11:04:50 PM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)

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