The following is a true story, only the names have been changed, to protect the guilty.

Friday, January 13, 2012

Eagle Creek

On a ride to further my knowledge of the river bottoms a couple of weeks ago, I went in search of Eagle Creek. I've driven over it on a roadway about 1000 times, but never actually followed the creek out to the main river. It was a surprisingly easy ride with a trail leading right to it. It is a designated trout steam and the water that flows through it is clear and clean, at least it looks clean. I brought my family and a couple other families back for a hike and a little lunch out in the woods a week later. We had a great time. The weather was exceptional for January, at about 45 deg. Upon searching for the right picnic area, we found a hollowed out tree that all the kids (6) got into at the same time. I cooked the hot dogs while the kids went exploring, thankfully no one fell in. Adam found some tree steps,no doubt someones hunting perch, and could not resist going up for a better look.