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Photo Challenge: Trail

 

When heading out the front door for a walk, it’s a pretty good bet that I’ll end up on the neighborhood bike path.  Officially it’s a trail maintained by the City of Ankeny.  Depending on the weather, the day of the week, and the time of the day, I see bicyclists, walkers, joggers, parents pushing strollers, and kids playing.  There are always at least a few birds and maybe some furry creatures.  On a really good day, I have a camera with me and see a great blue heron (click here for a post with pictures!).

If I were to go far enough the other direction, I could catch one of the many multi-use trails in the area.

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The High Trestle Trail begins near the Farmers’ Market Pavilion in Uptown Ankeny.  The bicycle stands in the area caught my attention – scroll through the slide show below to see them all.

 

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At the beginning of the trail is a guide to trail etiquette, complete with notes for equestrians!  If you see a horse, “go slow and say hello!”

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The next sign as the trail begins provides distances (in miles).  After reviewing the photos I took before and after the one below, I can confirm that there is a bird in the picture to the left of the sign and not dust on my camera lens!

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The weather wasn’t cooperating when I had time to drive out to photograph “The Bridge.”  So, for now, you’ll have to click on this official link to see it.

Happy trails to you!