Driftwood outdoors: Impromptu hike with kids leads to trail of blood, wounded deer

You never know what you’ll discover when hiking in a state park, but you don’t expect to cut a fresh blood trail.

That is exactly what myself, Larry Moorlag and a bunch of kids stumbled upon at Swan Lake State Park just outside of Carroll, Iowa, the day after Thanksgiving.

At the end of the trail, we found more than we bargained for.

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