"A thirty-minute stroll around the Longmire Meadow, with attractions that inform you about the Longmire family and its stake in the park. If you are a history buff who likes casual strolls, you will enjoy this hike.
The trail winds around an enchanting meadow, while taking you to many informative stations. The trailside interpretive signs describe not only the area’s history but also the ecology of the meadow and surrounding forest and the geology of the mountain and the mineral springs." Read more
"Providing a thirty-minute stroll around the Longmire Meadow, the Trail of the Shadows has attractions that inform you about the Longmire family and their stake in the park.
The trail winds around an enchanting meadow while leading you to many informative stations. The trailside interpretive signs not only describe the area’s history, but also the ecology of the meadow and surrounding forest and the geology of the mountain and the mineral springs." Read more
"This self-guided interpretive trail presents grand learning experiences for youngsters and adults alike. The trail loops through the old forests and wetlands that help make Longmire such a rich natural area. It also provides great lessons in human history in the park, passing the very mineral springs that were first promoted by James Longmire in his original hotels and spa. The route even explores an old logging cabin erected in 1888 by James Longmire’s son." Read more
"Despite its cheesy title, the Trail of the Shadows is actually something really special. Whether you’re staying at the National Park Inn at Longmire or passing through in anticipation of higher adventures, this short gem of a trail is well worth an hour of your botanical and historical time to explore. Let the madding crowds pass on by while you enjoy a measure of solace and quietude. It’s really worth it. Plants You Might See: Yarrow, Vanilla leaf, Red alder, Wild ginger, Oak fern, Twinflower, False lily-of-the-valley, Broad-leaf lupine, Devil’s club, Redwood sorrel, Timothy, Foamflower, Oregon grape, Early blue violet" Read more