Mountain Biking Tour of Bastrop, TX
After receiving a last minute invitation to drive a hundred and fifty miles to bike camp and stay in a rustic cabin I considered whether or not it was worth the drive for a few hours of trail riding and photos. Haha, that lasted about a minute before I found myself grabbing my pack kit, bike, dog and after throwing them all in my van drove two and a half hours straight through to arrive just in time for a nice sunset, dinner and bike camping under the stars.
If you've never seen an area of natural reforestation a few years after a forest fire it can be beautifully inspiring. When an acquaintance heard I was going to hit the trails in Bastrop she requested I share some photos of the area saying "it would be interesting to see how the area looks now with all the new growth". It's true, it is quite beautiful, especially the naturally occurring new growth which is in no way meant to devalue the efforts of the National Forest Services tree planting efforts which is beautiful in its' own way.
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