A Branstrom Park Afternoon

With the sun shining brightly and spring in the air, one Sunday afternoon was the perfect day to hit the trails. I headed for Branstrom Park, in Fremont, to take a tour around the hiking trails there. The trails double as the Fremont Cross Country course, and the fun of competing comes back to me as I navigate the twists and turns. The course provides a nature escape through maples and pines. It traverses gentle inclines, steep hills, and rugged terrain. I imagine I am flying past the trees and over the roots. The movement is freeing and exhilarating....

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