Saturday Snapshots

Here are some snapshots I took on Saturday. I hope you enjoy them! Pocahontas State Park I started my day off doing a solo hike in Pocahontas State Park. I did around 8.8 miles in just over three hours. Though I started with a good pace, but I kept getting distracted by things to photograph.Continue reading “Saturday Snapshots”

Bright Hope & Otter Lick Loop Trail

I recently hiked the Bright Hope and Otter Lick Loop trail in Pocahontas State Park. My husband and I hiked just over seven miles that day in two hours and twenty minutes. It is an easy hike as most of the ground is flat. Towards the end of the hike, we happened to find anContinue reading “Bright Hope & Otter Lick Loop Trail”

Pocahontas State Park Co-Op Trail

I recently explored the Co-Op Trail at Pocahontas State Park. This trail is a balloon loop that is approximately 4 miles long. A large portion of the trail hugs close to Swift Creek Lake. While I was there, the leaves still had plenty of colors to show. The temperature was in the low sixties, makingContinue reading “Pocahontas State Park Co-Op Trail”

Cricket Frogs

I recently had the good luck to find some small cricket frogs while hiking in Pocahontas State Park. I would have completely missed them had I not seen some movement out of the corner of my eye. I used a macro lens to get these shots. I hope you like them! Please enjoy the “tripod”Continue reading “Cricket Frogs”

The Fendley Station Trail

When things were going well: It was a hot and humid day (91 with 95% humidity to be exact) but I am doing a hiking challenge and I wanted to get extra miles. I looked over my park map and found a trail that was just over 9 miles long. It was the Fendley StationContinue reading “The Fendley Station Trail”

Pocahontas State Park

Pocahontas State Park is located in Chesterfield County, Virginia. In addition to an extensive trail network, there is also a campground, a nature center and a Civilian Conservation Corps museum. The CCC helped develop the land before it was established as a state park in 1946. Currently, upkeep of the park is partially accomplished byContinue reading “Pocahontas State Park”

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