There’s something particularly enchanting about islands. Being on a piece of land surrounded by water seems to create an inimitable feeling of separation and serenity. When an island features 17-miles of undeveloped shoreline, more than 9,000 acres of federally designated wilderness, lush maritime forest and feral horses, the sense of enchantment is apt to be even more profound. Perhaps that’s why the three-night backpacking trip my friend John and I took to Cumberland Island National Seashore so incredibly exceeded the reasonably high expectations we had set . . .
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Forest Service waives recreation fees for Veteran’s Day
WINCHESTER, Ky., Nov. 5, 2012 – In honor of Veterans Day, the Daniel Boone National Forest is waiving fees at several recreation areas. The fee waivers apply to all forest visitors at designated locations.
Forest Service campgrounds reopen, food storage orders to be enforced
WINCHESTER, Ky., August 2, 2012 – Holly Bay Campground at Laurel River Lake reopened on Thursday after being closed due to black bear activity. The campground closed last Saturday after a bear approached campers