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Richardson's Grove

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5
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Upon Arrival: 

Take Richardson's Grove State Park entrance. Day use and/or camping fees apply. Drive past ranger kiosk and make a left to the parking area.

The Hike: 

Follow the trail on your left running adjacent the camp grounds and river. Cross a bridge to a comfortable beach of sandy pebbles.

The Beach: 

The sand is course, more like small smoothed pebbles. There is enough space to spread out and stake your clame.

Swimming: 

There is a large bolder on the bank of the river. Climb up the trail to one of several places to dive from. The water doesn't get too fast and is safe for children.

Camping: 

Family camping site available. Hot water showers and bathrooms on site.

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