Coyote Trail #11

Trail Open: Year Round

Area Located: Old Marina/Coyote Shelter

Type of trail: - Hiking


Smooth Sumac (Rhus glabra)


Smooth sumac is very important to deer and other browsing animals during cold months when other plants are not available for food. Scientists have even found antibiotic and antifungal components in smooth sumac, which correlates to the medicinal uses by Native Americans. Sumac was even used for beverages, dyes, and salads.