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User: AnOceanSpirit - 12/15/2004

Location: Hutcheson Park Hike & Bike Trail

Difficulty:  Solitude:
Miles Hiked: 7.00 Miles  Elapsed Time: N/A

Comments: A nice park with some pretty trails. Wooded trails, some of which come up to the creek. There are a couple of boardwalks in the swampy areas, with benches where you can sit and watch the swamp-life (snakes, turtles, rumors of alligators). I've seen many deer, a couple of armadillos, and some snakes (copperheads and water moccassins). There is a cute reproduction of a frontier homestead on site, and the park offers many presentations and such to view it. You probably won't run into huge crowds of people once you get on the trails (away from the play ground), but it's a popular place for family hikes and bird watching. If you want to get the most possible solitude, go during a weekday while the kids are in school. Pretty wildflowers during the season!

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