The prospect of beautiful weather was the draw needed to bring 24 hikers out on April 30 from Duhamel campground to Rest and Be Thankful Hill.
Along the hike we saw animal carcasses, beaver trails, prairie crocuses, and wild onions. The leaves weren’t out on the trees yet so we could clearly see the trail all the way. It was still in good condition from last fall’s maintenance work.
The big surprise for everyone was the road carved out of the hill about half way along the hike. The new landowners are making changes to the trail and river valley, but we are happy they all encourage us to continue hiking and enjoying the Battle River hills.
Thank you to everyone who came out, to the landowners, and to trail maintenance for clearing the trail. You can find more photos on Flickr.