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The Fern Trail- A Biking Adventure

04/2003 What a fantastic weather day today! We had blue skies, a steady breeze and perfect temperature with a high of around 83 degrees. This was a great day to take our mountain bikes and go riding on one of the many trails we have here in Tallahassee, Florida. So, after completing some required Saturday morning task, my son and I loaded our mountain bikes and headed to one of the trails we have never ridden on. It’s called the Fern Trail. This trail starts at the end of a mountain bike trail located in Tom Brown Park and extends about four mile into areas with hardwood oaks, pines, and wetlands common to Tallahassee. The trail runs parallel to a railroad track at points, coursing through fern and poison ivy laden, root infested, single track paths, crossing small wooden bridges over creeks, and along large drainage ditches, mostly shaded by large tree canopies. Areas of the track also cross over paved roads and through every encroaching development. The trail twisted and swit