Continue down the dike trail . . .

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Common grasses and forbs include reed canary grass, ferns, rushes, plantain, silverweed, fescues, meadow foxtail, clovers, thistle, wild pea, dock, mosses, ragwort, and lupine. Aquatic and semi-aquatic plants include cordgrass, eelgrass, pond lily, duckweed, cattail, and pickleweed.
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Continue along the dike towards the woods.
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The tidal mud makes it difficult to fish from the bank. In these types of tidal areas, a boat is recommended.
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Abundant trees include red alder, western hemlock, western red cedar, Sitka spruce, cascara, and crabapple. Shrubs are dominated by salal, salmonberry, blackberries, huckleberry, elderberry, and devil's club.
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The dike road narrows to a trail as it enters the woods.
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Listen closely for wildlife as you enter the woods.
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Heavy underbrush and thick trees limit visibility.
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The trails are used by both people and wildlife.
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For upstream access to John's river, take John's River Road.

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