This intersection at the Blue and Gray Parkway is no longer blocked by fences. If biking, walk your bike. Take extreme caution crossing and do not assume vehicles will stop, even if vehicles have a stop light!
Bridge to Cobblestone
The view of the bridge to Cobblestone offers a Wyeth-like scenario leading to the questions such as where we are going and where we have been.
Name that location!
It is easy to forget this trail segment runs through a city with views like this.
The homes of Cobblestone overlook a pedestrian/bike path that is understated if simply called "a sidewalk."
Willis Street Lamppost
The lampost gives a sense of an earlier era at a point where modern markings alert the pedestrians and bicyclists.
Commerce as Usual
The view from the other side of the overpass reminds us of that commerce continues along Lafayette even if you have leisure time.
Lafayette Boulevard overhead, the underpass is well lit even during a sunny day
In and Out
As soon as you enter, the passage frames the exit with promise.
Riprap and newly grown grass frame Hazel
The loop from the Lafayette underpass rises to Lafayette proper.
Everyone wins with this over/under option.
Riprap holds the bank of Hazel Run at the Lafayette overpass.
Traffic and errands pass overhead and overheard.
New grass fills in the the Lafayette underpass loop near the Blue and Gray Parkway
Battle of Fredericksburg Historic Marker
At last, a chance to stop and read one of the many historic markers that we all pass too quickly!
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