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Trip Reports

May 3 - Upper Platte, Veteran's to Deadstream

 | Published on 5/3/2016

Jocelyn & my 3rd river reconnaissance in 2 wks, and this one was clear of downed trees, on the Upper Platte from Veteran's Memorial CG to Deadstream (via N Platte River). So, good news for Riverside Canoe & Benzie Conservation District since we saved them a trip on Friday. And, such a perfect morning, fast 2 hr paddle enjoying the scenery, marsh marigold, mergansers, eagles, blue herons, a muskrat, gar fish & some canoe-shaking steelhead. Another GR-R-REAT day to celebrate life with my footloose & fancy free BFF!!!

Report by Sara Cockrell

Jocelyn & Max
And here is a shot of Sara with the willows leafing out.  (Jocelyn)