Cumberland State Forest

On Sunday, my husband and I did some hiking in Cumberland State Forest. We were looking to do an 8 mile loop along the Cumberland Multiuse Trail that we found on AllTrails, but we had to pivot due to a lack of parking in that area. Instead, we did a different section of that trailContinue reading “Cumberland State Forest”

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”

Occoneechee State Park

On Friday, I visited Occoneechee State Park in Clarksville, Virginia. The park gets it’s name from the Native Americans that called this area home for centuries. While the trails weren’t the most challenging, it was a relaxing hike (for the most part). I did end up cutting my hike short due to some rainy, windyContinue reading “Occoneechee State Park”

Lake Anna State Park

A few weeks ago, I went out to Spotsylvania to visit Lake Anna State Park. It was in the mid-thirties and quite muddy, but I had a great time. I did about 8 miles including the Goodwin Gold Mine Loop. While hiking, I found several traces of the wildlife that calls Lake Anna home. IContinue reading “Lake Anna State Park”

First Landing State Park Pt. I

Yesterday, I drove out to Virginia Beach to explore First Landing State Park. This was a new spot for me, and I thoroughly enjoyed my time there. The only complaint I had was that some of the trails got confusing, and the AllTrails map I was following was inaccurate in places. If you visit, pleaseContinue reading “First Landing State Park Pt. I”

High Bridge Trail State Park

Over the weekend, I hiked a portion of  High Bridge Trail State Park. This park has one main trail that is actually ~31 miles long and can be used for hiking, biking and horseback riding. There are two separate parking lots that serve this area. Should the need arise, there are several bathroom facilities alongContinue reading “High Bridge Trail State Park”

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