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

Hanging Rock State Park

As part of our NC State Park Passport Adventures and my general love for hiking we took a trip to the mountains this past weekend. We arrived at Hanging Rock State Park at around 7:30 am on Saturday and decided that the only way we would make it up the Hanging Rock Trail was to … Continue reading Hanging Rock State Park

State Park Passport – Getting back our groove.

I know. I know. I have been really quiet. I have spent the last few months trying to piece my life back together after the death of my Dad and finding the energy to blog has been beyond my capabilities. The last few weeks have brought some beautiful sunshine filled days to North Carolina and … Continue reading State Park Passport – Getting back our groove.

Morrow Mountain State Park

I know. I know. It's been awhile. Honestly, you haven't missed much, with summer coming to an end and school starting for the girls we have been almost too busy to do anything else. This past weekend we checked another state park off the list for the North Carolina State Park Passport program - Morrow … Continue reading Morrow Mountain State Park

Popup adventures – Kerr Lake State Rec Area

Last weekend we checked two things off our list....yet another state park AND the first time taking the popup camper on a road trip.We stayed at Kerr Lake State Recreation Area which is a collective of seven access areas scattered around the shoreline of this 50,000-acre reservoir that reaches into Virginia. Hundreds of campsites among … Continue reading Popup adventures – Kerr Lake State Rec Area

Raven Rock State Park

This past Saturday we checked another state park off of our list with a visit to Raven Rock State Park located in Lillington, NC. The website can be found here: https://www.ncparks.gov/raven-rock-state-park We arrived pretty early (around 10am) and the parking lots were already starting to fill up with people. My husband wanted to check out … Continue reading Raven Rock State Park