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Geocaching and Kildonan Park part 1

Good morning everyone.  I want to look at the hiking attributes as the fun facts for this week.  How many of the three hiking attributes do you have?  Currently, I have 313 Short Hike (less than 1km), 73 Medium Hike (1-10km), and 6 Significant Hikes (more than 10km).

This week isn't really about geocaching.  I want to share where I like to go for a walk after work and for everyone to see why this is my favorite park.  My initial plan was to make a single blog on this topic.  What I didn't realize was the amount of pictures I had taken.  I'm going to split this up into several blogs, scattered over time.  I will discuss one of the caches that can be found in the park and share a few pictures of the park itself.

First, a little history of the area known as Kildonan Park.  Located in the North part of the city, the park was established in 1909 and includes 99 acres of green space along the banks of the Red River.  You will find some of the oldest trees in the park, along with…
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