Sandy Creek Park Disc Golf–Athens, Georgia

December 13, 2012
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Sandy Creek Park Disc Golf–Athens, Georgia

Sandy Creek Park has one of the largest disc golf courses I have played on. The course has 23 holes over a 782 acre. Unlike other parks, this course encompasses nearly the entire acreage.  Each hole has multiple concrete tee pads and tee markers. A large portion of the course is made up of...

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Hen Wallow Falls Trail–Great Smoky Mountains–Cosby, Tennessee

November 8, 2012
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Hen Wallow Falls Trail–Great Smoky Mountains–Cosby, Tennessee

  Distance: 2.2 Miles One Way Difficulty: Moderate Notes of Interest: Be very bear aware in this area, it is well known for black bear activity. Hen Wallow Falls is an easy to moderate hiking trail beginning at the Smoky Mountain NPS’ Cosby Campground.  The trail begins near either the back corner of Section...

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Government Island–Stafford, Virginia

November 4, 2012
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Government Island–Stafford, Virginia

Government Island, located just off Highway 1 in Stafford, Virginia, is a small peninsula surrounded by marsh lands on one side and by Aquia Creek on the other.  This peninsula was the quarry location used for much of the sandstone in the White House and the US Capitol buildings in nearby D.C., as well...

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Bridge Day – New River Gorge, West Virginia

October 24, 2012
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Bridge Day  – New River Gorge, West Virginia

  On the third Saturday of October every year, hundreds of people show up in West Virginia to answer a question we’ve all heard our parents ask, “ If everyone jumped off a bridge, would you?” For over 450 B.A.S.E. jumpers, Bridge Day in West Virginia provides them the chance to answer in the...

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Fort Pulaski–Tybee Island

October 17, 2012
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Fort Pulaski–Tybee Island

  Technically located on Cockspur Island, near Tybee Island, Georgia,  Fort Pulaski was a fort built after the War of 1812, and which saw significant battle during the Civil War.  After the federal victory, the fort was turned into a prison for 600 Confederate soldiers, known as the Immortal 600. The fort, which was...

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