Top Ten Reasons to Take a Walk in September

The Man of Steel and I went a little wild and crazy celebrating Labor Day, 2016. Not only did we visit the health food store and then order our favorite drinks at our favorite coffee shop, but we also took an early morning walk the High Trestle Trail. Here are 10 reasons for central Iowans to consider a September walk on the trail. For those of you who live far, far from the most beautiful spot in the world, many of the reasons apply to a walk in the woods anywhere.

10.  Why take a walk during September? Here are 10 good reasons.Walkers who have horse phobias have no reason to be paranoid on the High Trestle Bridge.

9.  Why take a walk during September? Here are 10 good reasons.This is a proper Iowa trail paved with smooth cement, and benches are strategically placed along the way for those who need to rest now and then.

8.  Why take a walk during September? Here are 10 good reasons.Signs along the way let you know how many of the optimum-for-health daily 10,000 steps you have walked.

7.  Why take a walk during September? Here are 10 good reasons.Wildflowers along the way will put you in a good mood.

6.  Why take a walk during September? Here are 10 good reasons.Someone created the coolest bike racks ever along the path, too.

5.  Why take a walk during September? Here are 10 good reasons.Fall colors are beginning to peek through with the enticing promise of spectacular autumn foliage.

4.  Why take a walk during September? Here are 10 good reasons.If you stay alert, you might see late summer fawns with their mommies.

3.  Why take a walk during September? Here are 10 good reasons.The sumac, oh, the sumac.

2.  Why take a walk during September? Here are 10 good reasons.The view of the Des Moines River from the bridge is breathtaking.

1.  Why take a walk during September? Here are 10 good reasons.The High Trestle Bridge is a beautiful work of art.

Where do you like to walk in the fall? Leave a comment.

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