Sometimes the cabin fever is too much. I had to get out and do some hiking. So on a cold day, warm sun, and a little breeze, I did some hiking at one of my favorite mountains. When I got to the park, the parking lot was empty. Continue reading “High Rock in the Winter”
Just off the Parkway, a few miles from Carolina Hemlock Recreational Area is the Crabtree Falls campground and recreational area. I recently visited the Pisgah National Forest to do some hiking and stayed at the campground. Continue reading “Crabtree Falls, Blue Ridge Parkway”
After a few days hiking in NC, I visited Grayson Highlands in Virginia. The park has everything a hiker or day camper can want. It’s trails are easy to the most advanced.
Took a couple of days off to visit the High Country of NC. Didn’t really have an agenda, just knew was free to do pretty much what I wanted.
After enjoying a good lunch, we decided to go up to Wiseman’s View which overlooks the Linville Gorge in the Pisgah National Forest.
While camping at the Linville Falls Campground and RV Park, Betty and I traveled a few miles to the Elk River Falls. The falls are a popular visit with people from all over the south. Continue reading “Elk River Falls, TN.”
Anyone that has been on the Outer Banks makes time for one of the most famous lighthouses on the East Coast. The Cape Hatteras Light House, built in 1870 is over 200 feet tall and has given sailors help in navigating the Outer Banks.
After I left Bell Island on Currituck Sound, I traveled to the Outer Banks. After a few hours of scenic views of the ocean and sound, I arrived at Jockey’s Ridge State Park. The park encompasses the largest sand dunes on the East coast. Continue reading “Jockey’s Ridge, Outer Banks NC”
I had a few days off so I took to the road hoping to get in a few days of cat The park is located near the Dismal Swamp in eastern North Carolina, near the Virginia state line. Continue reading “Merchants Millpond State Park”
I had a chance to visit my brother this past weekend and unexpectedly was able to go hiking with friends Table Rock State Park. The park is just outside of Morganton with easy access to I-40. Table Rock is in the Pisgah National Forest which is a big hiking and recreation area for Western NC.