Then again, there are constantly people out there. There are horse trails through the area as well for people to ride. The horse trail is going to be my alternate route that is longer to get to my stand.
Thanks for the help.
This is why my main strategy when deer hunting on open public land with high pressure is to scout for "funnels" between where hunters approach from and areas where deer being pushed by other hunters are more likely to travel. Pinch points caused by fields, water, crossings, saddles, etc. that the deer have to travel or more likely to travel.