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Sunday, April 13, 2014

4/12/14 Sunkhaze Wildlife Refuge

This is one of our friends favorite hikes so we decided to give it a try. Sunny and 50's so the weather was fine. The trails were a bit of a challenge - still a fair amount of snow -  with a narrow path down the middle that most of the time supported you ( but sometimes not) . If you stepped to the side you broke through and were thrown off balance.

We went first to the beaver pond that was mostly still frozen- but not firmly, as I broke through and got a wet foot as I tried to move out onto it.

The dogs were all interested in examining the dam.

Faith has treats!

These shots of the trails give an idea of the amount of snow still present

The path through the Cedar swamp section consists of a series of bog bridges- all under the snow today, even though there was less snow here than in most other sections.

The footing was a little challenging but a beautiful day ( I did the second half in shirt sleeves) and the woods were pretty. The dogs seemed happy to be out and Kelley found lots of water to get into.  2  1/4 hours 


  1. I love the dogs running around together - so cute.

    1. Hi Kim- they seem to get along well and we think it's good for them to socialize.

  2. How fun - a hike with lots of dogs! I'll bet Kelley loves hiking with canine friends.

    1. Hi Linda- yes, she does- and with human friends too.


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