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Great loop for a hike alone or with the kids. I took mine (4 and 8) and they handled it with no problems. Great access to the river with lovely views.

Everything was great, just an absurd amount of gnats constantly in your face. Trail was easy and beautiful. A few spots to get down to the water. Will definitely be going back with my dog!

It’s an easy stroll through local woods and has become something of a local go-to place for a quick walk. FYI, dogs are frequently present and are often off-leash. There are occasional issues with dogs and/or their owners often having to do with poop or off-leash behavior.

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