Not muddy right now. (3/24/18). 1/2 trail is shaded, 1/2 trail is open to more sun. Boardwalks May have missing planks. Chicken wire added to grip for slippery areas is nice. Two fallen trees to go around. $5 per car fee. Cash into envelope put sticker in car window before hiking. Variety of scenery-woods, river, scrub etc.