Ocheesee Swamp

I’d heard about Ocheesee from a co worker.   I’d heard it was an off the beaten path swamp with miles of cypress tress, wildlife and nothingness.  Sounds like my kind of place! I waited till it wasn’t so hot and made my way there in December. It was a cool…

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Providence Canyon

Essentials:  Plan for about a five mile hike that’s pretty hilly if you do the trail and all the canyons.  If it rained recently pick another day.  It’ll be really wet and slick. The canyon was caused by poor agricultural practiced long ago. It’s something that’s pretty unique to the…

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Camping Trip: The Rest

It’s been awhile and I’ve got some ground to make up. My original plan was to post three times about our camping trip over the summer. The first post, about Amelia Island, was written relatively quickly. The other two didn’t happen because I got busy and life got in the…

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Camping Trip: Amelia Island

Essentials:  Fort Clinch has great bathhouse and restroom facilities The fort doesn’t take long to tour but is nice to see Cumberland Island is very close.  If you’re an  experienced yaker  and want to make the paddle contact me and I’ll give  you more info. Fernandina Beach is a neat…

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Cypress Springs

Essentials: Very nice spring that’s warmer than others I’ve visited You can only get there by water.  Directions at the bottom of post Expect a crowd, a mostly very southern crowd There is a canoe/kayak rental place nearby.  We brought our own but if you Google Holmes Creek canoe rentals…

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