Tuesday, June 2, 2015

River Park Urban Hike

I drove to the Tennessee Riverpark to hike with SD TTA. McBob was our leader for the morning, with 10 hikers. I had never walked the along the river downtown. We met at the parking area by the Boathouse Restaurant and Raw Bar.

 It's a pretty walk, we passed a marshy area where we saw green heron and a crane. We passed the bluff view art district and walked across the Walnut Street Bridge, down to a new coffee shop and then back the way we came. Lunch was at the Boathouse and it was good. We sat on the terrace overlooking the river.  I had ginger chicken salad on a bed of lettuce, mmmmm, and enough left over for supper too.

We only did about half of the river walk. It starts at the Chickamauga Dam, about a 10 mile walkway, open to bikes too.

Good hike.


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