Join the #RecreateResonsibly Movement!

As an outdoor leader, parks advocate, and travel blogger, I am proud to join the #RecreateResponsibly coalition and encourage others to join the #RecreateResponsibly movement. “During this public health crisis, spending time in outdoor spaces has become more important than ever. Yet these unusual circumstances mean that all of us, from seasoned outdoor enthusiasts toContinue reading “Join the #RecreateResonsibly Movement!”

Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve

Facts & Figures Address: 2626 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518 County: Wake Size: 140 acres Hours: Open daily from 9:00am to sunset Phone: (919) 387-5980 Websites:¬†https://www.townofcary.org/recreation-enjoyment/parks-greenways-environment/parks/stevens-nature-center-at-hemlock-bluffs-nature-preserve https://www.hemlockbluffs.org Management: Joint partnership between the Town of Cary, Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources and the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Division of Parks &Continue reading “Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve”

Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area

Facts & Figures Address: 625 Virginia Cates Rd, Hillsborough, NC 27278 County: Orange Size: 206 acres Hours: Open daily from 8:00am to 9:00pm Phone: (919) 383-1686 Website: https://www.ncparks.gov/occoneechee-mountain-state-natural-area/home Management: North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Division of Parks & Recreation Activities/Amenities: Hiking Fishing Picnicking Photos Overview Located in Hillsborough, North Carolina in OrangeContinue reading “Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area”

Survival 101

A Survival Story About a year ago, a couple girls in California got lost in the woods near their home for 44 hours. They were found alive, after surviving life-threatening cold temperatures at night. They credit their survival skills to teachings they learned from their local 4-H club. By understanding some basic survival skills andContinue reading “Survival 101”

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