Day Two Hundred Ninety-eight

Old Plank Trail: Worth Another Trip

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The Old Plank Road Trail was chosen as the national October Trail of the Month by the Rails to Trails Conservancy. It’s well-deserved.

Old Plank Trail Environs

I went back to my favorite section, between Central Avenue and Ridgeland Avenue, for a walk today. This section has a marshy area on one side of the trail and a lake on the other. I saw geese, snowy egrets, cormorants, and a great blue heron who actually seemed willing to let me take several pictures on land and in flight.

Old Plank Trail HeronI don’t think I could have found a better place or a better way to spend some time between errands.

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