This 1-mile trail (1/2 mile out and back) is a shaded walk through riparian riparian Definition of riparian habitat or riparian areas. Learn more about riparian habitat. Part way along the trail is a small boardwalk where visitors can overlook a wetland and catch glimpses of waterfowl. This is a great spot to see wood ducks during the spring and summer. Trail begins near the Observation Deck. See brochure for more information.