Lots of color on that trail. Looks like fun for this time of year.Took a short run through woods today. The ground is totally covered with pine needles and leaves. It's magical in there.
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The ground underfoot is spongy and silent. View attachment 112620
Stands of hemlocks make parts of this trail dark.
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Not too many covered rocks under this dense leaf cover.
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On the way out the ferns are fading.
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I love VINS, and the screech owl. They used to have a saw whet owl, and somehow it was even cuter than the screech owl.