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2014 Review and Pine Oak Nature Trail

The 2014 review won’t take long! It’s been one slim year for hiking. No A.T. miles, and 57.8 park miles. Only 35.9 were new with eight completed trails and one partial.  1,194 more words

Hiking The Smokies

Smokies ...this is the place to experience BIODIVERSITY!

  Why go to the Smokies? If you are into plants and animals (flora & fauna) this is the place.  Being a temperate rain-forest the span of elevations makes this place so diverse it is difficult to comprehend the magnitude of species.   46 more words

Outdoor Appreciation

Holiday Homecoming

Every year the Oconaluftee Visitors Center puts on special events to bring people into the park. These programs are designed to educate and bring awareness to the park in a fun way. 78 more words

Things To Do In The Smokies

Autumn adventures: Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Almost the whole of autumn has passed since my last post, but for good reason: I’ve been pre-occupied with taking advantage of every minute of my favorite months of the year! 398 more words


On the Fly

As we browsed social media sights this morning we couldn’t help but notice how many pictures there were of smiling, happy, fly fishin’ people. That’s right it isn’t too cold yet! 149 more words

Things To Do In The Smokies

Moved to the Mountains!

“I am well again, I came to life in the cool winds and crystal waters of the mountains.”

~John Muir

Finally moved back to the mountains– they were calling and we had to go! 28 more words