Mr. Jackson at the Robert G. Wehle State Park in Henderson, New York.
On an uncharacteristically warm Sunday in March, we decided to take a trip to a local State Park to let our dog, Mr. Jackson, stretch out his legs. What we found was not only a very beautiful and unique place to hike, bike and camp, but also the “dog-friendliest” park we had ever visited. Mr. Jackson began foaming at the mouth with excitement as he ran, sniffed, peed and frolicked on the thawing shores of Lake Ontario. The park’s namesake was an avid dog lover, breeder and artist who dedicated his life to sculpture, conservation and English Pointers. Boasting over 14 miles of trails on over 1,000 acres of land, the Robert G. Wehle State Park is the perfect place to spend a sunny day or rent a cabin for a week long vacation.For more information on the park, visit their website: http://nysparks.com/parks/137/details.aspx
Scott shows Mr. Jackson dog sculptures in the visitor center at the Robert G. Wehle State Park
Dog Sculptures by Robert G. Wehle
Moderately creepy shack.
Scampering across a bridge in the distance.
Frozen Cliff Face at Robert G. Wehle State Park in Henderson, New York.
Frozen Ground next to cascading runoff.
Trails at the very dog friendly Robert G. Wehle State Park.
A very frozen Snakefoot Trail, begins to thaw out as temperatures reach into the low 50s in early March.
This ice coated tree looks like it has been "Seussed"
Seuss Tree II
Seuss Tree III
As the afternoon wears on, the ice begins to thaw.
Frozen shrubs overlooking Lake Ontario
Frozen sticks on Snakefoot trail in March at Robert G. Wehle State Park.
Icy cliff faces drop down to the cold blue waters of Lake Ontario.
More natural ice sculptures on the shores of Lake Ontario, however this time they are at least 50 feet above the shore. Imagine the wind and waves that it took to create that...
A spotter box on the shore of Lake Ontario.
Signs of life.
Lake Ontario has become increasingly more clear in the last 10 years.