Five miles into the ride we entered the Independence Dam State Park for 2.5 miles of paved road, and 2.5 miles of unimproved tow path. We had the park to ourselves, which was a nice treat. It was a great ride, and we made our way over the tow path slowly, enjoying the birds and softness of the moment. We had lots of trees on each side of us, and back when they were using the tow path, those trees were probably not there. It made for nice "tree tunnel" riding, my favorite!
We rode through several small towns like Napoleon, where we came across the Campbell's Corporation factory. The company has a huge plant, and from the wonderful smells that were coming out from it, they were making soups! Since many of us drink the V8 juice from the Sag, we were wondering if they would provide any samples!
Tomorrow we will be riding to Huron, OH, 68 miles. Winds will be SW at 10 mph as we head east, the high predicted to be 88 degrees.