Not sure how many folks on here ride up at Stratham Hill park, but it's one of my favorite spots for getting a quick couple of hours in. Just a heads up - apparently there's some kind of insect infestation, and they had to clear out a pretty good sized chunk of the SE side of the park.
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This used to be the last 1/4 or so of the Father and Son trail/segment going east to west:
The trail itself is completely gone after that point, all the way up to the USA Today box and the start of that trail. When I first came to it, I was pedaling my ass off trying to get a decent time on the Strava segment there (F&S was my favorite trail there) and was pretty stunned when the trail just immediately ended in a big wash of downed trees and logging equipment. I was pissed off at first (thinking they were expanding the nearby housing development into the park or something), but shortly came across this:
Hopefully they get it under control, but still a bummer - a few trails on the S/SW side are just gone, (though they did cut a few detours).
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