Plug Hat Trail
Rainbow-colored rocks (derived from iron, manganese, and other elements) abound, as well as mesas and buttes. The angles of the bedrock here are interesting; they don’t change overly much due to lack of rain and soil cover. In the distance you’ll see the Morrison Formation (about 148 million years old), famous for its hidden secrets—the Jurassic period fossil bones of the great Brontosaurus, smaller dinosaurs, mammals, and amphibians that once thrived here.
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Trail Statistics & Information
|Elevation Gain||10 ft|
|Duration||30 to 45 minutes|
|Season||Best in spring and fall|
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