I hiked up to Eagle's Nest yesterday along the Douglas Trail. I've become a bit of a plant nerd and enjoy not only the beauty of the forest, river, hills and views, but also I like identifying plants along the way. The wild flowers are gone, but there is always something intere
Forest Service waives recreation fees for Veteranís Day
WINCHESTER, Ky., Nov. 4, 2013 Ė In honor of Veterans Day, the Daniel Boone National Forest will waive fees at several recreation areas. The fee waivers apply to all forest visitors at designated locations.
Thereís 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 thatís 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 . . .