A Carolina girl with wandering feet.

There’s still several days left in 2014 to visit certain federally managed lands without having to pay the entrance fee. The exact days vary by agency, though most of them have the same days in common:

Date Occasion Agency
25 August 2014 National Park Service’s 98th Birthday National Park Service
27 September 2014 National Public Lands Day Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service
12 October 2014 The first day of National Wildlife Refuge Week U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
11 November 2014 Veterans Day Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
8-11 November 2014 Veterans Day Weekend U.S. Forest Service

(Source: National Environmental Education Foundation.)

Posted by Leigh | 14 Aug 14 at 14:58 | Outdoors | Comments Off on Upcoming Fee-Free Days in 2014 | Tags: , , , , , ,

Peachtree Rock

I went for a short hike this morning at Peachtree Rock Heritage Preserve. It’s in Lexington County, about 15 miles away from Columbia.

I’ve been sick these past few weeks (like, had-to-be-hospitalized sick), and I wanted something to ease my way back into my usual activities. Peachtree Rock was just what the doctor ordered. (more…)

Posted by Leigh | 28 Apr 12 at 13:39 | Hiking | Comments Off on Hiking at Peachtree Rock Heritage Preserve | Tags: ,

So, those pictures I thought got deleted? I found them when I changed phones a couple of months ago. It turns out that, because I had no signal, my phone recorded all my pictures as being taken in 1980, so they didn’t show up where I expected them to and I never scrolled all the way to the bottom.

Here’s Jones Gap last winter:
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Posted by Leigh | 9 Sep 11 at 20:53 | Hiking | Comments Off on Look What I Found. | Tags: ,

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