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paddle sports
16 days ago

Used SUP to paddle down from the boat launch on Dobson Rd to the next boat launch off Road C. This is the last and only boat launch before the waterfall. It was an awesome trip. Beautiful escape from civilization. Many birds and fish. Paddled beside a beaver at some point. Not recommended for beginners. Several sections were difficult to negotiate. The last mile was quite rapid. I will do this again. Distance was 15.4 miles. We did it in 4:45 hrs using a constant paddling pace.

Paddled down the wasteway from Dobson Rd for about 2.5 miles then back. Very pleasant outing in Sept. No bugs. Plenty of fish, ducks, geese and cranes. The return was not too difficult against the current but a definite effort required over the distance. Some areas are very shallow but generally sandy. Not sure if the wasteway can be navigated all the way to Road C with the SUP.

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Not for walking or hiking. There's absolutely no trail whatsoever despite this site being marked as a state birding trail. There are some signs of old human activity attempting to trek through the dense wild shrubs and dense knee high grasses.

However there's a well maintained boat ramp and parking area for vehicles. Wish we had a canoe. The area is absolutely gorgeous. Would have loved to explore.

horseback riding
Sunday, March 05, 2017

Rode horseback 3/4/2017. Still some snow and ponds partially frozen. No spring growth yet. Porcupine, deer, pheasants, quail, rapters (Western Harrier, maybe Swainson's, maybe Rough legged) hundreds of geese, and thousands of ducks. No apparent defined trail but easy to bushwhack along ancient dune tops and around sloughs as I followed Winchester Wasteway South to the west toward Dodson Road from the parking area at northern end of Road C Se. A great waterway steppe habitat to explore just following deer trails through grass, sage, ponds, stream, sloughs, Russian Olive, and sand dunes. No rocks. Feels remote although only one mile from houses and crop land. Outhouse