|After 1/4 mile uphill, this scout wanted to rest.|
And to make it worse, I find out a couple of weeks later from an official with Albemarle County that a benefactor wants to donate land adjacent to this property for parkland, but has not done so because she thinks the Ivy Creek Foundation imposes too many rules. So we don't get to enjoy that land. Thanks Ivy Creek Foundation!
Back to the hike. We had a new dad who is a forester, so we got to learn about stinkweed and newts. And the boys got to see the earthen dam and wonder about the strange house in the water. It was a good afternoon journey.
|Get out the maps, boys, and tell us where to go next!|
|Group shot on the dam with the crazy house behind us.|