I was hoping to see more of the river on this hike but it was great exercise. This trail has some great views of the area and the river canyon. At times this trail can be very rocky and steep and dusty. The lake level was much higher than I have seen for quite some time.
This was my most strenuous hike yet. I didn’t plan it to be but I didn’t know I was going to hike on the wrong side of the river. After going so far I didn’t want to go back the way I came since I could see a trail on the South side. But I had to go farther up river than I realized before I could cross it without getting into water above my knees. The beauty is all around you though and hard to convey.
Today I hiked around what I call the Wild Life Area of Lake Natoma. I call it that because I seem to see a lot of deer when I am in that area on my kayak. Today was no exception as I saw a little bambi bouncing along a path but it was too quick to capture a picture.
Folsomcasharttrail.com I read Christine’s Blog about the Johnny Cash Trail recently and had to go see it for myself on a recent hike. I didn’t realize this was only phase I. There is also going to be a park named Johnny Cash Legacy Park. ABC10 did a story on it last year and said it was going to be done by Summer 2017. When it is done it will be 3 acres with a 40 foot sculpture of the Man In Black, an amphitheater, and other park amenities. You can contribute and have your name alone side the trail. …