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5 months ago

It was nice, mostly shaded, almost completely flat, and wide enough in most places that two people could walk side-by-side. I did run into some poison ivy growing in the trail. I wish the trail had been marked, or that there had been a map displayed somewhere at least, but I couldn't find one. Not too exciting, but not a bad place to spend an afternoon wandering.

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6 months ago

The trash left out there is really disgraceful. If you PACK it in PACK it out! Your mother is not out here cleaning up after you.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

It's a beatiful, peaceful and quite trail. We recommend this trail for a romantic hand held experience

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Quiet. Serene. Peaceful.

hiking
Saturday, May 21, 2016

Great! Slightly muddy in some spots. I would not classify the trails as difficult. No steep inclines that I encountered at least. I explored 3 of the trails in less than an hour. I would have stayed longer but it was getting dark.

Sunday, May 08, 2016

not a bad hike it a little muddy/slippery on the paths but it has been raining.

hiking
Friday, April 22, 2016

Nice park with several trail options. Not very long though.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

I like the long walks easy hikes out here but not full of nature like I expected. But it doesn't stop me from coming back yearly. Spring / fall this place is beautiful lots of memories with my daughter .

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Very good

on Carpenter Park

hiking
Friday, August 28, 2015

It was a nice little hike especially for being so close to town

on Carpenter Park

birding
Friday, May 22, 2015

Carpenter Park is nothing fancy but for central Illinois hiking it's not bad. Some trails down to the Sangamon River bluffs are even kind of hilly. This time I hiked west across the tracks into the Gurgen Nature Preserve which also has some trails. It's not listed but is directly west of Carpenter Park. I wouldn't hike Riverside. It's more for driving through and stopping to fish.

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on Carpenter Park

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