Monthly Archive: June, 2014

Cumberland Falls State Park, Part 2: Eagle Falls Trail

After hiking to Cumberland Falls, I crossed the river to the Eagle Falls Trailhead and began my hike along the opposite shore. This trail offered an equally impressive view of the falls as… Continue reading

Cumberland Falls State Park, Part 1: Cumberland Falls Trail. Or, The Waterfall with a Thousand Viewpoints

I decided to start the day at the Cumberland Falls trailhead, which is an easy mile hike down to the falls. I was expecting a pretty hike but not an amazing one: Kentucky… Continue reading

Shades State Park, Indiana

While staying with my friend Carrie in Indiana I decided to go for a day hike at nearby Shades State Park. The park contains virgin forest crossed by steep ravines containing streams that… Continue reading

Big Dam Bridge, Little Rock, Arkansas

I’m not sure how much value I would place in this endorsement, but the Big Dam Bridge proudly proclaims itself to be one of the “Top 10 Bridge Travel Sites”… according to the… Continue reading

Return to Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Arkansas

Driving into the Little Rock area the next afternoon I was again looking for a place for a walk and instantly remembered Pinnacle Mountain State Park, located just outside the city of Little… Continue reading

I Used to Dream of Front Loaders

This post is going to start with two disclaimers. The first and most important is that I am hesitating to write this because I don’t want to be misinterpreted and I don’t want… Continue reading

An Evening Walk at DeGray Lake, Arkansas

I left the Austin area heading north and after a day of driving was looking for a place to stop for a walk, do some yoga, and break out my stove for dinner.… Continue reading

Tejas Park, Lake Georgetown

After hiking to Crockett Gardens Falls/Knight Springs in the morning I knew I wanted to do an afternoon hike. Luckily when I crossed the wetland area on a spur trail down to the… Continue reading

Cedar Breaks Park, Lake Georgetown

My visit to Lake Georgetown was another one of those unexpected stops in which I ended up somewhere completely different than the previous night’s plan. No matter, it worked out just fine. I… Continue reading