We celebrated Memorial Day Weekend with friends at the Virginia Highland Haven Airstream Park just north of Floyd, VA as part of the Southeastern Camping Unit (thanks to Joe and Annette Conoly for herding us cats). Joe led the armada down the Little River for close to 7 miles – gorgeous views, flowers and pristine… Read More Virginia Airstream Park – May 2015
As part of an Atlanta Area Paddlers (AAP) meetup we paddled about 10 miles down the Etowah River, starting just below the Lake Allatoona dam., with a stop for lunch at the Indian Mounds – terrific paddle and day! We had one portage around a 10-12 foot dam, although one of our esteemed colleagues thought… Read More Etowah River (GA) – July 2014
A splendid few days in the keys! We were extremely lucky to get reservations at Bahia Honda State Park. Beautiful weather, although a bit windy; didn’t seem to keep the locals away.
One of our favorite campgrounds ever, Fort DeSoto County Park is the perfect getaway near St. Petersburg, FL, particularly if you like nature, camping, kayaking, beaches, biking… you get the picture. Went out this morning and paddled right alongside porpoises, and saw all kinds of bird wildlife, including an Ospree. Yesterday I was paddling side… Read More Fort Desoto CP (FL) – May 2014
As part of a local Atlanta Area Paddlers meet-up, a small group of us traveled to Tybee Island, and then paddled our kayaks and camping gear from Tybee Island out to Little Tybee Island for a three day, two night camping trip on the coast of Georgia. This is an extraordinarily beautiful area close to… Read More Little Tybee Island (GA) – April 2014
Like every other Florida State Park we have been to, Oscar Scherer State Park is terrific. Located in a fairly densely populated area between Venice and Sarasota on the Florida gulf coast, you would never know you were camped in an urban area. Hiking, bike trails, kayaking – awesome. We watched a parent bald eagle… Read More Oscar Scherer SP (FL) – Jan 2014