From the Welcome Center
- Turn right/north onto Route 53
- Travel north for 1.7 miles to Explosives Road.
- Turn left onto Explosives Road, weave through the barricades.
- Continue on Explosives Road to the trailhead parking at the end of the road, located on the left.
HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING
The Explosives Road Trailhead provides access to the 1.6 mile Newton Loop trail. This is a great bird watching area for Henslow sparrows, loggerhead shrikes, bobolinks, eastern meadowlarks, and dickcissels.