After spending my Sunday morning, reading all the various headlines, weeding through the rhetoric and engaging in several spirited conversations, it was time to get out of the house.
Especially with the kids!
We backed up, and headed to the Marsh Creek Dam trailhead, and started our Sunday Family nature walk.
The three of us were eager to see what the water level was, since hurricane Sandy had passed over our area earlier in the week.
As we headed down the hill, in the distance, one could see the rapid flow of water as it traveled down the spillway, and by the time we reached the USGS station, it was easy to hear the water thundering over the dam.
From the observation area, we were amazed at the power in front of us.
Looking downstream at bridge
Looking upstream from bridge
Looking down the spillway
Marsh Creek spillway dam
We walked along the trail, enjoying the first cold weather of the season as we headed for the metal bridge.
After some time, we headed back to the car, as I commented about my adventures to this area back in September.
At dinner, all the kids could talk about was the flooding and the smell!
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