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A Walk in the Park

With spring finely upon us, many will be heading outdoors to camp, fish, geocache or take a gentle stroll in the park.  Most states have a website dedicated to parks.  These sites play an invaluable role for planning that next … Continue reading

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Raccoon Mountain Caverns

Overview One of Tennessee’s most popular cave systems, Raccoon Mountain Caverns is located just outside Chattanooga, a historic town, two hours north of Atlanta.  My family and I have visited the caves twice—once with the scouts and a second time … Continue reading

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Mount Cheaha State Park

Overview For my family, Mount Cheaha is a favorite destination for outdoor fun.  Only 2 hours from Atlanta, Mount Cheaha is located in Delta, Alabama, just south of I-20.  This mountain holds some spectacular views over a sea of green … Continue reading

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Eagle Awareness Weekend

My family and I recently spent a wonderful weekend at Lake Guntersville State Park, located in northeast Alabama.  We enjoyed the beauty of the park and learned many interesting facts about eagles and other birds of prey.  Becky Collier from … Continue reading

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On the Trail Again – Providence Canyon

On our way back from the Frontier Festival in Albany, Georgia, we stopped by Providence Canyon and spent a couple of hours hiking and photographing the canyon.  We hiked the Canyon Loop Trail, about a 2.5 mile trail.  It flows … Continue reading

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Hitting the Trail – Pine Mountain

Happy New Year everyone!!!! Many times, you don’t need to go far to enjoy a beautiful day on the trail.  Just yesterday, we completed Overlook Loop Trail on Pine Mountain.  The weather was perfect and so was the company.  My … Continue reading

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