Much Ado About Glens Falls Feeder Canal Trail 2013

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Much Ado About Glens Falls Feeder Canal Trail 2013

Post by Admin on Sun Sep 15, 2013 6:28 am

2013 2013 2013 <table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-NnsWy4bAt8A/Ue-qPDeFs3I/AAAAAAAAEMM/3sNJ6_42bi8/s1600/100_5091.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="355" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-NnsWy4bAt8A/Ue-qPDeFs3I/AAAAAAAAEMM/3sNJ6_42bi8/s400/100_5091.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">I was pleased to see restaurants pop up along the trail.</td></tr></tbody></table><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I brought my bike along on an overnight camping trip with our boys and my parents. I woke by 6:20 and was on the bike by 6:30, planning to re-explore a trail from Lake George to Glens Falls in New York, a place I haven't been to in 10 years. After a false start, grunting up and down a steep paved portion, which turned out to be a golf course motorway (watch out for the carts!), I got back on track.&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-VrMwpNyfKSM/Ue-qLCOcdPI/AAAAAAAAEKY/gpOs-DqYomQ/s1600/100_5069.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="267" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-VrMwpNyfKSM/Ue-qLCOcdPI/AAAAAAAAEKY/gpOs-DqYomQ/s400/100_5069.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I headed towards Glens Falls, specifically to explore the more rustic Feeder Canal Trail. I'd run out of time years ago and had to turn back, just when I discovered this lovely oasis.&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-jHeEE63yMWw/Ue-qK9_entI/AAAAAAAAEKc/GK45VYWOABw/s1600/100_5068.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="346" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-jHeEE63yMWw/Ue-qK9_entI/AAAAAAAAEKc/GK45VYWOABw/s400/100_5068.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">The surface is smooth stone dust and, as it's name implies, follows a narrow canal.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-C976eRwTE_Q/Ue-qLL6ZNhI/AAAAAAAAEKU/wG83An0YMHA/s1600/100_5070.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="328" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-C976eRwTE_Q/Ue-qLL6ZNhI/AAAAAAAAEKU/wG83An0YMHA/s400/100_5070.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">I wished I could've captured all the "ducks in a row".</td></tr></tbody></table><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I spooked two rabbits, a grazing woodchuck, and several ducks all lined up along the canal wall, as if convening for a morning conference before swim time. One brave soul stood his ground while I snapped his photo and remained when I rode past.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-K798tEJ_klU/Ue-qLnP6qgI/AAAAAAAAEK4/FJBh9pmTJYM/s1600/100_5072.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="308" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-K798tEJ_klU/Ue-qLnP6qgI/AAAAAAAAEK4/FJBh9pmTJYM/s400/100_5072.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">The trail crosses some bridges.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-k8zcdlMuaCk/Ue-qNSEOm5I/AAAAAAAAELw/AIBU8Kfhikk/s1600/100_5085.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-k8zcdlMuaCk/Ue-qNSEOm5I/AAAAAAAAELw/AIBU8Kfhikk/s400/100_5085.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">Griffin Oil Tanks.</td></tr></tbody></table><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">This historic canal was once constructed for the lime industry; to move cargo from processing plant to New York City. There are remnants of a huge lumber company's buildings also, plus coal storage tanks undergoing preservation. I imagine Glens Falls was once an industrial city and the canal a noisy, dirty waterway.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-MPKwwjB40KA/Ue-qOWRkV1I/AAAAAAAAEMI/SpIHKMtZOgU/s1600/100_5089.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="376" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-MPKwwjB40KA/Ue-qOWRkV1I/AAAAAAAAEMI/SpIHKMtZOgU/s400/100_5089.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">A cement factory still hummed nearby. I crossed under a web of pipes.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-dL01IiK52nc/Ue-qOIOsaKI/AAAAAAAAEL4/9Xed9ta4h-k/s1600/100_5088.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-dL01IiK52nc/Ue-qOIOsaKI/AAAAAAAAEL4/9Xed9ta4h-k/s400/100_5088.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I took care when cruising near the unprotected canal edge.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-gp01clE-Nzg/Ue-qOh7HMJI/AAAAAAAAEMA/lDut_shuB60/s1600/100_5090.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-gp01clE-Nzg/Ue-qOh7HMJI/AAAAAAAAEMA/lDut_shuB60/s400/100_5090.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">Historical signs line the trail.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-l-GIa35qrQE/Ue-qN7t-bUI/AAAAAAAAELo/vxG3rAOhGW8/s1600/100_5087.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="316" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-l-GIa35qrQE/Ue-qN7t-bUI/AAAAAAAAELo/vxG3rAOhGW8/s400/100_5087.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">A cement factory in the distance, busy on a Saturday morning.</td></tr></tbody></table><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-dneI4PEHOyU/Ue-qNirxiII/AAAAAAAAELg/sD0r7aWY8Io/s1600/100_5086.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="253" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-dneI4PEHOyU/Ue-qNirxiII/AAAAAAAAELg/sD0r7aWY8Io/s400/100_5086.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">New housing is nearly complete, signifying renewed appreciation for the area.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-nYYbxPR2Egc/Ue-qLqoj_3I/AAAAAAAAEKo/Iy5l3D5e3VQ/s1600/100_5073.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="296" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-nYYbxPR2Egc/Ue-qLqoj_3I/AAAAAAAAEKo/Iy5l3D5e3VQ/s400/100_5073.JPG" width="400" /></a></div>I passed several locks then a pretty park-like region, complete with man-made cataracts.<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-aSx-p8Gc9CQ/Ue-qL2AItSI/AAAAAAAAEKw/vBUXklSHFJE/s1600/100_5074.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-aSx-p8Gc9CQ/Ue-qL2AItSI/AAAAAAAAEKw/vBUXklSHFJE/s400/100_5074.JPG" width="386" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">The falls are accessible by car for picnics or strolls along the trail.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ewC7uNgBgHY/Ue-qNMVZWTI/AAAAAAAAELY/ylyaZeYyvGA/s1600/100_5082.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="342" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ewC7uNgBgHY/Ue-qNMVZWTI/AAAAAAAAELY/ylyaZeYyvGA/s400/100_5082.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">The canal is overgrown in places, leaving foliage tunnels.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-5KZTo1NF678/Ue-qMrxoiGI/AAAAAAAAELI/-UMEowMppbg/s1600/100_5077.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="298" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-5KZTo1NF678/Ue-qMrxoiGI/AAAAAAAAELI/-UMEowMppbg/s400/100_5077.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I crossed a cement bridge and ended my foray at a T-junction, approximately 3-miles along the Feeder Canal Trail. I turned around here, hungry for breakfast with 7-8 miles to cover back to the campground.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-BKjxZifMBlQ/Ue-qMW2MZ3I/AAAAAAAAELA/ZCBa78ZTEXM/s1600/100_5075.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="343" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-BKjxZifMBlQ/Ue-qMW2MZ3I/AAAAAAAAELA/ZCBa78ZTEXM/s400/100_5075.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">Turn right to continue to Fort Edward.</td></tr></tbody></table><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">However, there are more miles to explore; connectors right and left lead to other communities. So many trails, so little time!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">For information and <a href="http://www.feedercanal.com/FeederCanalAlliance3.htm" target="_blank">map,</a> visit the <a href="http://www.feedercanal.com/" target="_blank">Feeder Canal Alliance website</a>.&nbsp;</div><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-NnsWy4bAt8A/Ue-qPDeFs3I/AAAAAAAAEMM/3sNJ6_42bi8/s1600/100_5091.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="355" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-NnsWy4bAt8A/Ue-qPDeFs3I/AAAAAAAAEMM/3sNJ6_42bi8/s400/100_5091.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">I was pleased to see restaurants pop up along the trail.</td></tr></tbody></table><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I brought my bike along on an overnight camping trip with our boys and my parents. I woke by 6:20 and was on the bike by 6:30, planning to re-explore a trail from Lake George to Glens Falls in New York, a place I haven't been to in 10 years. After a false start, grunting up and down a steep paved portion, which turned out to be a golf course motorway (watch out for the carts!), I got back on track.&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-VrMwpNyfKSM/Ue-qLCOcdPI/AAAAAAAAEKY/gpOs-DqYomQ/s1600/100_5069.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="267" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-VrMwpNyfKSM/Ue-qLCOcdPI/AAAAAAAAEKY/gpOs-DqYomQ/s400/100_5069.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I headed towards Glens Falls, specifically to explore the more rustic Feeder Canal Trail. I'd run out of time years ago and had to turn back, just when I discovered this lovely oasis.&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-jHeEE63yMWw/Ue-qK9_entI/AAAAAAAAEKc/GK45VYWOABw/s1600/100_5068.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="346" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-jHeEE63yMWw/Ue-qK9_entI/AAAAAAAAEKc/GK45VYWOABw/s400/100_5068.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">The surface is smooth stone dust and, as it's name implies, follows a narrow canal.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-C976eRwTE_Q/Ue-qLL6ZNhI/AAAAAAAAEKU/wG83An0YMHA/s1600/100_5070.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="328" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-C976eRwTE_Q/Ue-qLL6ZNhI/AAAAAAAAEKU/wG83An0YMHA/s400/100_5070.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">I wished I could've captured all the "ducks in a row".</td></tr></tbody></table><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I spooked two rabbits, a grazing woodchuck, and several ducks all lined up along the canal wall, as if convening for a morning conference before swim time. One brave soul stood his ground while I snapped his photo and remained when I rode past.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-K798tEJ_klU/Ue-qLnP6qgI/AAAAAAAAEK4/FJBh9pmTJYM/s1600/100_5072.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="308" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-K798tEJ_klU/Ue-qLnP6qgI/AAAAAAAAEK4/FJBh9pmTJYM/s400/100_5072.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">The trail crosses some bridges.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-k8zcdlMuaCk/Ue-qNSEOm5I/AAAAAAAAELw/AIBU8Kfhikk/s1600/100_5085.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-k8zcdlMuaCk/Ue-qNSEOm5I/AAAAAAAAELw/AIBU8Kfhikk/s400/100_5085.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">Griffin Oil Tanks.</td></tr></tbody></table><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">This historic canal was once constructed for the lime industry; to move cargo from processing plant to New York City. There are remnants of a huge lumber company's buildings also, plus coal storage tanks undergoing preservation. I imagine Glens Falls was once an industrial city and the canal a noisy, dirty waterway.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-MPKwwjB40KA/Ue-qOWRkV1I/AAAAAAAAEMI/SpIHKMtZOgU/s1600/100_5089.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="376" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-MPKwwjB40KA/Ue-qOWRkV1I/AAAAAAAAEMI/SpIHKMtZOgU/s400/100_5089.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">A cement factory still hummed nearby. I crossed under a web of pipes.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-dL01IiK52nc/Ue-qOIOsaKI/AAAAAAAAEL4/9Xed9ta4h-k/s1600/100_5088.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-dL01IiK52nc/Ue-qOIOsaKI/AAAAAAAAEL4/9Xed9ta4h-k/s400/100_5088.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I took care when cruising near the unprotected canal edge.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-gp01clE-Nzg/Ue-qOh7HMJI/AAAAAAAAEMA/lDut_shuB60/s1600/100_5090.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-gp01clE-Nzg/Ue-qOh7HMJI/AAAAAAAAEMA/lDut_shuB60/s400/100_5090.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">Historical signs line the trail.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-l-GIa35qrQE/Ue-qN7t-bUI/AAAAAAAAELo/vxG3rAOhGW8/s1600/100_5087.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="316" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-l-GIa35qrQE/Ue-qN7t-bUI/AAAAAAAAELo/vxG3rAOhGW8/s400/100_5087.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">A cement factory in the distance, busy on a Saturday morning.</td></tr></tbody></table><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-dneI4PEHOyU/Ue-qNirxiII/AAAAAAAAELg/sD0r7aWY8Io/s1600/100_5086.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="253" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-dneI4PEHOyU/Ue-qNirxiII/AAAAAAAAELg/sD0r7aWY8Io/s400/100_5086.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">New housing is nearly complete, signifying renewed appreciation for the area.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-nYYbxPR2Egc/Ue-qLqoj_3I/AAAAAAAAEKo/Iy5l3D5e3VQ/s1600/100_5073.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="296" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-nYYbxPR2Egc/Ue-qLqoj_3I/AAAAAAAAEKo/Iy5l3D5e3VQ/s400/100_5073.JPG" width="400" /></a></div>I passed several locks then a pretty park-like region, complete with man-made cataracts.<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-aSx-p8Gc9CQ/Ue-qL2AItSI/AAAAAAAAEKw/vBUXklSHFJE/s1600/100_5074.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-aSx-p8Gc9CQ/Ue-qL2AItSI/AAAAAAAAEKw/vBUXklSHFJE/s400/100_5074.JPG" width="386" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">The falls are accessible by car for picnics or strolls along the trail.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ewC7uNgBgHY/Ue-qNMVZWTI/AAAAAAAAELY/ylyaZeYyvGA/s1600/100_5082.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="342" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ewC7uNgBgHY/Ue-qNMVZWTI/AAAAAAAAELY/ylyaZeYyvGA/s400/100_5082.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">The canal is overgrown in places, leaving foliage tunnels.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-5KZTo1NF678/Ue-qMrxoiGI/AAAAAAAAELI/-UMEowMppbg/s1600/100_5077.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="298" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-5KZTo1NF678/Ue-qMrxoiGI/AAAAAAAAELI/-UMEowMppbg/s400/100_5077.JPG" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I crossed a cement bridge and ended my foray at a T-junction, approximately 3-miles along the Feeder Canal Trail. I turned around here, hungry for breakfast with 7-8 miles to cover back to the campground.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-BKjxZifMBlQ/Ue-qMW2MZ3I/AAAAAAAAELA/ZCBa78ZTEXM/s1600/100_5075.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="343" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-BKjxZifMBlQ/Ue-qMW2MZ3I/AAAAAAAAELA/ZCBa78ZTEXM/s400/100_5075.JPG" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">Turn right to continue to Fort Edward.</td></tr></tbody></table><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">However, there are more miles to explore; connectors right and left lead to other communities. So many trails, so little time!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">For information and <a href="http://www.feedercanal.com/FeederCanalAlliance3.htm" target="_blank">map,</a> visit the <a href="http://www.feedercanal.com/" target="_blank">Feeder Canal Alliance website</a>.&nbsp;</div><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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