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Wednesday, February 21, 2018A visit to Congaree National Park in Richland County, South Carolina, is a visit to the past, before the era of logging and the destruction of most of the virgin forestland in South Carolina. Congaree NP, about 27,000 acres, is the largest stand of old growth bottom hardwood forest in the United States. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 Every so often, an unexpected event occurs that really brightens a day. Such a happening occurred when my wife Esther and I stopped by the Orchards at Alta pass at mile marker 328 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Western North Carolina on a beautiful mountain day. READ MORE >>
Friday, July 22, 2016Kings Canyon National Park is located adjacent to and north of Sequoia National Park and is a huge park with very limited access. Set in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, this is a rugged park with one paved road access from the west reaching about 8 miles into the park. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 Our trek to visit all the National Parks continued this summer as Esther and I made our way to Sequoia National Park and Kings Canyon National Park in California. We have now been to 38 of the 49 National Parks in the Lower 48 and Hawaii. READ MORE >>