Sunday, April 4, 2010
Happy Easter. Today Noelle, Mom, and I drove down to LaCrosse to explore Hixon Forest. it was another beautiful day for a hike, and other than the confusing lack of signage at trail junctions we enjoyed the walk.
We started our hike by walking along a gravel road along a golf course. Soon we picked up the Bicentennial Trail which we followed up to the bluff top. We saw our first Bloodroot flowers of the season and soon found ourselves at the local NOAA National Weather Service office.
We then headed back into the forest and were soon at a wonderful overlook which afforded great views of the surrounding bluffs and the city of LaCrosse. We enjoyed the view for a few minutes before descending back down to the gravel road and the car.