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A Fall afternoon walk on the Truckee River trail in Sparks, Nevada, from Rock Park eastward to the end of the paved trail.  This is a part of the planned Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway. Urban wildlife report: geese, three large feral cats, one skunk, and a herd of mule deer in the fields across the river.

Statistics:

8.90 mi (2.94 mi uphill, 2.63 mi downhill, 3.33 mi flat)
40 ft total ascent  – 6.7 %  uphill grade, 99.6 %  downhill grade
2:51:23 total time (2:49:45 moving, 0:01:38 stopped)
0:19:04 pace (3.1 mph average speed, 5.7 mph max speed)
3.9 difficulty, 8.8 effort