Spirit of Tuscarora Trail

This trail at Tuscarora State Park is our favorite trail of all time.  We have hiked here hundreds of times and it’s simply the best.  There’s a variety of terrain here including a rhododendron thicket and a wetland meadow.  As well as seasonal wildflowers and even freshwater mussels.  Last year we met the gentleman who…

Big Spring & Caledonia State Parks

On Sunday, Steve and I adventured to two State Parks we wanted to visit again.  Plus we passed by a State Forest District Office for the stamp.  We even got to enjoy breakfast at The Tomato Pie Cafe.  Our first hike was to see the partially completed railroad tunnel at Big Spring. Then we headed…

Tuscarora State Park 2015

I was sorting through old pictures and found these from 2015 and wanted to share them here tonight because they are really inspiring.  This has been our favorite trail to hike for a long time.  We had just bought our Nikon camera so I was taking pictures of everything that caught my eye.  

Ridley Creek State Park

Ridley Creek State Park is a beautiful park with a lot of wonderful trails to hike.  I’m sure you can see why weddings are held here.  The mansion is never open when we go.  Someday we would like to go inside to look around and also have our state park passport book stamped.

Longfellow Trail, Beartown Rocks, & Clarion River

We did a lot of hiking on our second day camping at Cook Forest.  First we hiked the Longfellow Trail out to Memorial Fountain built in 1950.  The 300-400 year old trees are the best part and I felt so thankful to be there. I loved that we could hike this trail right from our…

Camping & Hiking at Cook Forest State Park

From Sunday – Tuesday we went camping at Cook Forest State Park.  It was our 3rd time camping here. The view of The Endless Mountains and Autumn foliage on the way to Cook forest is stunning. We enjoy staying in the cabins built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930’s.  They were built out…

Frances Slocum State Park

Over the weekend, I checked the Fall Foliage Report to see where we could find the best autumn color this time of the month.  We decided to go hiking at Frances Slocum State Park.  Frances Slocum was a young girl abducted by American Indians.  History of Frances Slocum State Park On the way North, we stopped…

Shikellamy State Park

Here are some pictures from a recent hiking trip just before the leaves started changing.

Neshaminy State Park

Back in September hubby and I went to Neshaminy State Park. We hiked along the trail near the Delaware River and saw a great view of Philadelphia.  

Kings Gap Garden

Kings Gap Environmental Education Center is a Pennsylvania State Park. We have been here a few times to tour the mansion and hike many of the trails.  We enjoyed visiting the garden as well and the pictures are from both summer and fall visits.