Traipsing through Eagle Creek Park

I toured Eagle Creek Park Sunday, I took off from here. The little paved trail on the left is the Blue Trail, 4.0 miles. Paved? Dirt?

Dirt, definitely dirt.

I took an hour and a half, doing a run/walk around the Red Loop (see the little sign?) which runs the perimeter of the park. Total length is about 6.75 miles per the guide. 

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 The first hints of the fall season, glimpsed across the lake.

The first hints of the fall season, glimpsed across the lake.

 There is a causeway that leads out to a bird sanctuary. Photographers set up cameras to take pictures of the wildlife. In the meantime, I watched a pair of cardinals playing in the brush. I think it's been twenty years or more since I've seen cardinals. 

There is a causeway that leads out to a bird sanctuary. Photographers set up cameras to take pictures of the wildlife. In the meantime, I watched a pair of cardinals playing in the brush. I think it's been twenty years or more since I've seen cardinals. 

 For those that live around me in the Lewis-Clark Valley, the green surprises and delights. 

For those that live around me in the Lewis-Clark Valley, the green surprises and delights. 

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 I have a knack for finding single track. Usually, it happens by accident and involves missing turns. I call this creative navigation. Others call it getting lost. Either way, it's  Bonus!  miles. 

I have a knack for finding single track. Usually, it happens by accident and involves missing turns. I call this creative navigation. Others call it getting lost. Either way, it's Bonus! miles. 

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