S is for Swamp.............
All of the spring rains made a very lush and green swamp in early summer.
The wildlife abounds here - many birds chattering, deer tracks in the soft ground, and gnawed down trees that only a beaver can create.
The tree on the right side of the photo has a bird house on it - put there by the people who maintain the trail.
The Audubon Society in our area keeps this trail and several others around the state in great condition.
We have hiked a couple of their trails, and they are usually centered around a swamp, or sometimes a large pond.
If you get a chance - check out the Audubon trails in your area - they are usually free to hike, and they usually have a simple map so you don't get lost.
It's a great way to spend an afternoon - just don't forget a bottle of water, and the BUG SPRAY!
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