<div><span style="font-size:16px;">1 Start of TT</span></div><div><br></div><div>The original trailhead has been covered with gravel as a bike/hike lane alongside the Main Forest Road. </div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com The original trailhead has been covered with gravel as a bike/hike lane alongside the Main Forest Road.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">2 Tincher Ridge</span></div><div><br></div><div>Older Logging site</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Older Logging site
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">3 Culvert</span></div><div><br></div><div>Culverts underneath gravel (soon to be paved) path adjacent to Tecumseh Trail</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Culverts underneath gravel (soon to be paved) path adjacent to Tecumseh Trail
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">4 Tincher Ridge 2</span></div><div><br></div><div>This recent logging yard was created when trees are brought from nearby areas and loaded onto awaiting logging trucks</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com This recent logging yard was created when trees are brought from nearby areas and loaded onto awaiting logging trucks
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">5 Tulip Taking over the Clearing</span></div><div><br></div><div>This is what happens when you log and create a clearing. The tulip poplars and aspen take over. Eventually DNR has to go in a clear these out to allow the oaks/hickory to thrive. Lots of logging activity damaging the forest floor and ecology. </div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com This is what happens when you log and create a clearing. The tulip poplars and aspen take over. Eventually DNR has to go in a clear these out to allow the oaks/hickory to thrive. Lots of logging activity damaging the forest floor and ecology.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">6 Backcountry</span></div><div><br></div><div>Trees are marked in the Low Gap Backcountry area to be logged which formerly was promised to be protected as a wilderness area.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Trees are marked in the Low Gap Backcountry area to be logged which formerly was promised to be protected as a wilderness area.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">7 Backcountry 2</span></div><div><br></div><div>This logging yard is going to be used again to load trees that would have been part of the old growth forest. </div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com This logging yard is going to be used again to load trees that would have been part of the old growth forest.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">8 Waycross Clear Cut</span></div><div><br></div><div>Saplings thickly grow in this previously clear cut area. </div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Saplings thickly grow in this previously clear cut area.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">9 Waycross Now More Cutting</span></div><div><br></div><div>These trees will be cut down making it necessary to Reroute the Rerouted Tecumseh Trail</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com These trees will be cut down making it necessary to Reroute the Rerouted Tecumseh Trail
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">10 TT Alt Waycross</span></div><div><br></div><div>Sign that shows the rerouting of the original Tecumseh Trail. The original trail is no longer maintained.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Sign that shows the rerouting of the original Tecumseh Trail. The original trail is no longer maintained.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">11 TT Alternate Carmel Ridge Rd</span></div><div><br></div><div>The map shows the alternate route of the Tecumseh around the Carmel Ridge logging area (blue on the map). The route has been closed since early 2017.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com The map shows the alternate route of the Tecumseh around the Carmel Ridge logging area (blue on the map). The route has been closed since early 2017.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">12 Old TT Carmel Ridge Rd</span></div><div><br></div><div>The old Tecumseh Trail has disappeared to create the logging road into the Carmel Ridge site which is extensively and egregiously being logged.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com The old Tecumseh Trail has disappeared to create the logging road into the Carmel Ridge site which is extensively and egregiously being logged.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">13 Croquet Alt CR</span></div><div><br></div><div>One of many trip hazards on the hastily built alternate. This alternate has many steep ravines that the tail just goes straight up or down. In the meantime the DNR is pouring truckloads of gravel on the logging road.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com One of many trip hazards on the hastily built alternate. This alternate has many steep ravines that the tail just goes straight up or down. In the meantime the DNR is pouring truckloads of gravel on the logging road.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">14 Indian Hill</span></div><div><br></div><div>This is near the designated camping site on Indian Hill that has a huge pile of wasted logs looking like "bone yards". </div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com This is near the designated camping site on Indian Hill that has a huge pile of wasted logs looking like "bone yards".
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">15 Patty’s Garden Hill</span></div><div><br></div><div>A beautiful Ridge East of Yellowwood lake has been heavily clearcut in multiple places right along the trail.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com A beautiful Ridge East of Yellowwood lake has been heavily clearcut in multiple places right along the trail.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">16 Dubois Ridge</span></div><div><br></div><div>This Clearcut area is just another example of what the DNR desires to do to manage the forest to create more "disturbed" areas.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com This Clearcut area is just another example of what the DNR desires to do to manage the forest to create more "disturbed" areas.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">17 Dubois Ridge 2</span></div><div><br></div><div>Another example of how frequent the clear-cutting is becoming.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Another example of how frequent the clear-cutting is becoming.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">18 Dubois Ridge 3</span></div><div><br></div><div>On the north side of the trail, another logging site goes down into a steep ravine.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com On the north side of the trail, another logging site goes down into a steep ravine.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">19 North Yellowwood Lake</span></div><div><br></div><div>Another "Bone Yard"</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Another "Bone Yard"
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">20 North Yellowwood Lake 2</span></div><div><br></div><div>Another recently clearcut areal along the Tecumseh Trail off of Dubois Ridge reaching into a steep ravine near Yellowwood Lake</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Another recently clearcut areal along the Tecumseh Trail off of Dubois Ridge reaching into a steep ravine near Yellowwood Lake
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">21 North Yellowwood Lake 3</span></div><div><br></div><div>Explore Friends of Indiana Forests' photos on Flickr. Friends of Indiana Forests has uploaded 1633 photos to Flickr.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Explore Friends of Indiana Forests' photos on Flickr. Friends of Indiana Forests has uploaded 4650 photos to Flickr.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">22 North Yellowwood Lake 4</span></div><div><br></div><div>The Logging road just off Dubois Ridge has numerous sites that have been recently logged.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com The Logging road just off Dubois Ridge has numerous sites that have been recently logged.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">23 Closed Lake Trail</span></div><div><br></div><div>Jackson Creek Trail closed August 10, 2017 just North of Yellowwood Lake.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Jackson Creek Trail closed August 10, 2017 just North of Yellowwood Lake.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">24 West Lake Trail</span></div><div><br></div><div>Hikers are in disbelief of the logging right next to Yellowwood lake and the Tecumseh Trail</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Hikers are in disbelief of the logging right next to Yellowwood lake and the Tecumseh Trail
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">27 Scare O’Fat 2</span></div><div><br></div><div>Multiple logging sites, many clearcut, litter the Scarce of Fat Ridge which has been heavily graveled to accommodate logging trucks, this one is at the junction of the Tecumseh Trail and Scarce of Fat.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Multiple logging sites, many clearcut, litter the Scarce of Fat Ridge which has been heavily graveled to accommodate logging trucks, this one is at the junction of the Tecumseh Trail and Scarce of Fat.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">29 Mill Ridge 2</span></div><div><br></div><div>Explore Friends of Indiana Forests' photos on Flickr. Friends of Indiana Forests has uploaded 1633 photos to Flickr.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Explore Friends of Indiana Forests' photos on Flickr. Friends of Indiana Forests has uploaded 4650 photos to Flickr.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">30 Mill Ridge 3</span></div><div><br></div><div>Another photo of a recently logged area along Mill Ridge.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Another photo of a recently logged area along Mill Ridge.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">32 Bartley Ridge</span></div><div><br></div><div>The Trail just South of Highway 46 climbs towards Bartley Ridge and has numerous recently logged areas along both sides of the This is just one of the clearcut areas.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com The Trail just South of Highway 46 climbs towards Bartley Ridge and has numerous recently logged areas along both sides of the This is just one of the clearcut areas.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">34 Bartley Ridge 3</span></div><div><br></div><div>Orange Tape indicates the beginning of a new area to be logged. Multiple trees were marked.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Orange Tape indicates the beginning of a new area to be logged. Multiple trees were marked.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">33 Bartley Ridge 2</span></div><div><br></div><div>Logged areas are evident on both sides of the Tecumseh leading to Bartley Ridge</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Logged areas are evident on both sides of the Tecumseh leading to Bartley Ridge
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">25 Yellowwood Lake Logging</span></div><div><br></div><div>One of many stumps left over from the many trees taken on the western slope of Yellowwood.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com One of many stumps left over from the many trees taken on the western slope of Yellowwood.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">Below Yellowwood Dam</span></div><div><br></div><div>Trees left over from the recent logging on the West side of Yellowwood located at the base of the dam</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Trees left over from the recent logging on the West side of Yellowwood located at the base of the dam
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">28 Mill Ridge</span></div><div><br></div><div>Trees that are not used are pushed off the logging road left to rot.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Trees that are not used are pushed off the logging road left to rot.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">31 Mill Ridge 4</span></div><div><br></div><div>A newly created "disturbed area", one of many along Mill Ridge Road that has been recently graveled never to be the same again.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com A newly created "disturbed area", one of many along Mill Ridge Road that has been recently graveled never to be the same again.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">35 Bartley Ridge 4</span></div><div><br></div><div>Logging trucks damage the trail when driven through areas when wet.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Logging trucks damage the trail when driven through areas when wet.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">36 Bartley Ridge 5</span></div><div><br></div><div>Clearcut logging area</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Clearcut logging area
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">37 TT Crooked Creek Trailhead</span></div><div><br></div><div>Huge Pile of logs left wasted from the extensive logging done on the last portion of the Tecumseh Trail. One of the latest areas to be logged extensively.</div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com Huge Pile of logs left wasted from the extensive logging done on the last portion of the Tecumseh Trail. One of the latest areas to be logged extensively.
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">38 TT End</span></div><div><br></div><div>The Tecumseh Trail ends at mile 42. One of Indiana's few point to point trails which originally was planned to join the Knobstone. Please don't let this sign be a prophecy. </div><div><br></div> www.flickr.com The Tecumseh Trail ends at mile 42. One of Indiana's few point to point trails which originally was planned to join the Knobstone. Please don't let this sign be a prophecy.

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