Stone Mountain State Park – Stone Mountain Loop Trail

We hiked Stone Mountain State Park as part of our adventures with completing the North Carolina State Park Passport Program. After an early morning visit to the park's Widow's Falls and the previous day's hiking at Hanging Rock State Park we decided we could go for a bit more. We headed out on the Stone … Continue reading Stone Mountain State Park – Stone Mountain Loop Trail

Stone Mountain State Park – Widows Falls

We visited Stone Mountain State Park this weekend as part of the North Carolina State Park Passport program. When we arrived Sunday morning we were met by a park ranger who told me that the visitor center was closed that day but she would be happy to answer any questions that we had before we … Continue reading Stone Mountain State Park – Widows Falls

Horne Creek Farm – Pilot Mountain State Park

After visiting Hanging Rock State Park we decided to head over to Pilot Mountain State Park for a few hours before going to the hotel for the evening. Instead......the GPS took us to this place - Horne Creek Living Historical Farm which is surrounded by the State Park but is not in fact, the Pilot … Continue reading Horne Creek Farm – Pilot Mountain State Park

Adventures in Geocaching – Fort Fisher

We took a recent "last minute spur of the moment" type trip to the beach this past weekend and visited one of our FAVORITE North Carolina State Parks - Fort Fisher. My husband looooooooooves to fish out on the rocks, so while he was occupied with his favorite past time, my youngest and I decided … Continue reading Adventures in Geocaching – Fort Fisher

Adventures in Geocaching – July 20, 2019

We knew that today was going to be really hot in North Carolina and that it wasn't going to be a fabulous day to be outside, let alone bushwacking through the woods looking for geocaches. We decided to get up really early in anticipation of the heat and head over to the Haw River paddle … Continue reading Adventures in Geocaching – July 20, 2019