A nice hike through the woods

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User: jtkatie - 7/5/2010

Location: Turkey Creek Trail

Rating: 3stars
Difficulty: 2stars  Solitude: 2stars
Miles Hiked: 3.00 Miles  Elapsed Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes


A nice hike through a mostly-wooded area (although it climbs up to a somewhat exposed meadow).

As we drove in, the sign at the entrance of the park says that it costs $5 per weekday and $8 per weekend or holiday... but, I wasn't able to read what that was for. In any case, there was no money-collection areas at the parking lot. The parking lot for the trail is after the Turkey Creek bridge by about 0.2 miles, not immediately afterwards as we thought.

Be warned if you don't like dogs (my wife does not care for dogs after a traumatic experience with a dog biting her as a child). There are PLENTY of unleashed dogs on this trail.

We counted 30 dogs on our hike today, compared to about 20-25 people. Although not a single one was either dry or leashed, most dogs did not bother us at all (most were too tired or distracted to care about us), but a couple barked playfully at us.

Area around Turkey Creek Trail