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SAME TRAIL, NEW LOOK

BIKING, HIKING TRAIL IS EVER EVOLVING

Posted: December 13, 2012 at 2:12 a.m.

Tim Scott, assistant superintendent at Devil’s Den State Park pedals in October along the Fossil Flats Trail. Parts of the trail have been rerouted for easier riding. The project added about one-half mile to the trail.
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Tim Scott, assistant superintendent at Devil’s Den State Park pedals in October along the Fossil Flats Trail. Parts of the trail have been rerouted for easier riding. The project added about one-half mile to the trail.

DEVIL’S DEN STATE PARK Hikers and mountain bikers circling the Fossil Flats Trail at Devil’s Den State Park do some head scratching these days.

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Riders navigate the Fossil Flats Trail in October.

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Riders sometimes cross Lee Creek in knee-deep water on the Fossil Flats Trail. The stream, seen in October, has been nearly dry since spring.

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Scott checks out a stone house foundation at what’s known as the Hale Place. A rerouted section of the Fossil Flats Trail takes mountain bikers and hikers close to the foundation.

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Outdoor, Pages 7 on 12/13/2012

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