Fort Parker State Park 10K

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The walk started at the pavilion right next to the lake.

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Ed registering for the event.

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Walk heads out across the lagoon on a pontoon bridge.

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Pretty reeds.

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Ed on the trail through the woods.

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Looks like wild hogs had been feeding all along the trails.  Never saw or heard any.

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Just a view of the trail.

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Pretty wildflowers in abundance.

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Historical marker for the cemetery.

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Carol posed in the Bluebonnets for me.

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Overlook at the edge of the dam on the Navasota River.

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Looking back as we continued on gives a better view.

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Caught and passed by other volksmarchers.

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Signboard with information about Springfield community.

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Indian Paintbrush

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View of the dam from the bridge over the river.

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Walking along the edge of the lake.

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Steep downhill to a bridge.

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View form the bridge.  You can’t tell there is a drop off at the end of the rocks.

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Looking back you can see the drop off with just a trickle of water.

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There is a bench here and we rested and enjoyed the view before heading back in.

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This is the uphill from the bridge crossing.

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Bridge over the river.

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Historic marker at the Ranger Station.

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Walking through Bluebonnets.

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About walktx

I am an avid Volksmarcher. I belong to Texas County Walkers in Mesquite.
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