The Shores of Whitefish Bay

A chance glance at a road sign on the way to Paradise led us on an unexpected but delightful half day exploration of the shores of Whitefish Bay in Hiawatha National Forest.

Florida and the CCC

Highlands Hammock State Park is home to the Florida CCC Museum, which recounts the story of the Civilian Conservation Corps contributions to Florida, particularly to the state park system.

Mountain biking at FATS

One of the top mountain biking destinations in the Southeast, FATS is a collection of 37 miles of well-designed and fun trails in six loops from one trailhead near Clarks Hill, South Carolina.

Bike Ride at Horn Creek

With creekside riding and a view of distant ridges, the Horn Creek Trail at Lick Fork Recreation Area, Sumter National Forest, SC is one of the region’s most pleasant mountain biking trails for just taking in the views.

Seneca Rocks

A mecca for Mid-Atlantic mountain climbers, Seneca Rocks is a showcase of extraordinary geologic wonders both above and below the earth’s surface.

The Maroon Bells

A day hike at White River National Forest near Aspen led me to this beauty spot, the Maroon Bells the focal point of the hike up the valley.