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Re: CRAMBA: Clinton River Park Trail (Dodge Park Trail)

Postby Mattchewie » August 8th, 2014, 1:08 am

Large dead fall completely blocking the trail at the first major decent when coming from the south trailhead.

Very much a chainsaw affair.
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Re: CRAMBA: Clinton River Park Trail (Dodge Park Trail)

Postby Mack » August 8th, 2014, 9:01 am

Mattchewie wrote:Large dead fall completely blocking the trail at the first major decent when coming from the south trailhead.

Very much a chainsaw affair.


Thanks for the report. Is it before the first bridge?
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Re: CRAMBA: Clinton River Park Trail (Dodge Park Trail)

Postby Mattchewie » August 8th, 2014, 9:23 am

Mack wrote:
Mattchewie wrote:Large dead fall completely blocking the trail at the first major decent when coming from the south trailhead.

Very much a chainsaw affair.


Thanks for the report. Is it before the first bridge?



IIRC, yes. I remember it being slightly after the first ascending (once again, heading south to north) switch back that has wood supports. Figures the one time a photo would of been handy and I didn't have my phone on me ::grumble::
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Re: CRAMBA: Clinton River Park Trail (Dodge Park Trail)

Postby buckeyefan58 » August 8th, 2014, 4:57 pm

Yeah, it is just before the long bridge (south of it). I grabbed a couple of pics this afternoon. Also, there is a low leaner just north of the crane right at the paved path near the soccer fields (a couple steps off of the paved path toward the crane). I forgot to grab a pic of that one. You can still get by it, but you have to duck under it.
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Re: CRAMBA: Clinton River Park Trail (Dodge Park Trail)

Postby PK » August 12th, 2014, 7:03 am

Any kayak reports yet?
(I'm assuming it's a major mess?)
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Re: CRAMBA: Clinton River Park Trail (Dodge Park Trail)

Postby i69whitey » August 12th, 2014, 9:31 am

PK wrote:Any kayak reports yet?
(I'm assuming it's a major mess?)
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Please keep all kayaks, canoes and motor boats to the paved paths only.
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This is a No Wake park!
We don't want any hooligans to adversely affect our access to the park.
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Re: CRAMBA: Clinton River Park Trail (Dodge Park Trail)

Postby bh357 » August 12th, 2014, 2:09 pm

i69whitey wrote:
PK wrote:Any kayak reports yet?
(I'm assuming it's a major mess?)
Pete.

Please keep all kayaks, canoes and motor boats to the paved paths only.
AND REMEMBER:
This is a No Wake park!
We don't want any hooligans to adversely affect our access to the park.


Motor boats :shock: I thought all paths and trails were non-motorized craft only.

Oh, and the SUP crew may want to be careful on the paved path. Don't want to anger the kayakers. :wink:
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Re: CRAMBA: Clinton River Park Trail (Dodge Park Trail)

Postby Sortaslow » August 12th, 2014, 7:21 pm

What direction can we run the kayaks in? I don't want to run into canoe or sup peeps.
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Re: CRAMBA: Clinton River Park Trail (Dodge Park Trail)

Postby dinov » August 13th, 2014, 8:09 am

Just go with the flow
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Re: CRAMBA: Clinton River Park Trail (Dodge Park Trail)

Postby 2slo2endo » August 13th, 2014, 8:34 am

And please don't swim the trails - foot strikes on the bottom cause too much erosion!
Hey, if the river deposits new soil on the trails is that RErosion?
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Re: CRAMBA: Clinton River Park Trail (Dodge Park Trail)

Postby i69whitey » August 18th, 2014, 8:32 am

Imagetrail is still pretty muddy.
Stayed out of the first (east) section as after the first few curves we saw the devastation and u-turned.
From the long bridge thru the woops and to the berms is OK.
The ridge is good too, but the piece along the fence next to the freeway is still flooded.
Surprisingly good considering.
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Re: CRAMBA: Clinton River Park Trail (Dodge Park Trail)

Postby mkow1234 » Today, 10:17 am

I rode Monday afternoon/evening (4:30-7:00). The trail was in great shape.
The little short stretch of straightaway along the M-53 freeway was still under a bit of water and mud, so I backtracked.
Everything else was great.
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