Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Devon Alberta Bike ready walking trails.

 A bait tree  - Snacks are left here for squirrels, birds and Coyotes

 Trail over grown some after the rains.


 This trail follows the Esso fence

 And swerves around wash outs.
 Poplar and Willow attract Deer, Rabbits, Some Coyotes and Beaver near the creek,


 Near end of the first leg, down slope, slippery in the wet and frozen.
 Starting up the second leg a branch (shorter route) to the right.
 Above the Start of the shorter route.
 Looking ahead to the Longer route which I usually take.
 Lookng into the Esso Refinery yard.
 Esso Refinery now dismantled - doing the cleanup- A very good job!
Link to Devon Blog
 Continuing along the Fence again, around the end.
 To walk along summer fields seeded Flax.
 Top of ridge second leg looking across the creek along a pipe way.
 Ending the second Leg-marking trail down to the main trail.


 End of the second leg, turning down to the main trail.

 The main trail just ahead.
 The main trail

 MT looking across creek to the pipe way seen from a far


 Bait tree seen on the first frame.



 Looking down to the creek.
 Bridge, built by the LDS people now next to a Beaver Dam.

 Beaver Dam- often see them working here.
 Up the hill across the bridge.
 Up and down hills (slippery when wet)
 Looking down at more beaver dams rich underbrush. Lots wildlife
 Trail bikers love this stretch - don't forget bike bells!  There are more walkers than riders.
 Leaving the trail to the West Side of Devon Lions Park.

 More of the up and down hills.

 And, closer to the Devon Lions Park.
 Through the park, following the River down to the bridge.6 KM aprox

An example of the truly excellent walk/bike trails around Devon.
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The trails groomed after the ongoing rains.












The Town of Devon has a great many kilometers of finished, pristine walking trails.  Not all are through the bush but entirely pleasant to take advantage of.  Some follow, more to come.






















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