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Butterfly at Bluerock LbNA #70207

Owner:CarrieOnThePrairie Contact
Plant date:Jun 15, 2016
City:Turner Valley
County:Alberta, CAN
Location: Bluerock Trailhead
Found by: Not yet found!
Last found:N/A
Last edited:Jun 24, 2016
The Blue Rock Trail Head is approximately 20-30 minutes' drive west of Turner Valley, AB, on Hwy 546 (aka Sheep River Road). It is the END of the road - in other words, PAST the Blue Rock Equestrian Campground.

Stay on the highway until you have to bear right and go uphill around the turn-around. When you wrap around and start heading east-northeast again, look into the bush on your right and notice the handrails over your right shoulder. Park here. If you get to the red hand pump and the outhouse, you've driven too far.

Note: If you could be so kind, please find a large rock or two and take along with you to leave on top of the letterbox. After I returned home from planting, I wished I had taken the time to haul some rocks up to the plant-site to secure the letterbox. Thank you!

On foot, return to that handrail and proceed along it, keeping the rail on your left. There will be gravel underfoot. Continue the short distance where there is a gap in the handrail and then along the second hand rail.

After the end of the second rail, pass under branches and over large roots and stones. You'll ascend a short, steeper incline, and at the top of that little incline, the trail continues left along a cliff, but you should take the little fork to the right.

You'll notice a sawn log that used to cross the trail. The Butterfly is on the uphill-side of this sawn log on your left. If you step over an intact fallen log, you've gone too far. Please wedge the letterbox securely under the log when you're done.

Hike length: 0.1 miles