Paul H. Douglas Trail (Formerly Miller Woods)

Black oaks dominate savanna woodlands that are home to 287 recorded species of plants and animals. Hike or ski the 0.9-mile Miller Woods loop trail, which leads past an overlook of marsh that teems with wildlife, including rare blue-spotted salamanders and western chorus frogs.

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