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April Wildflowers on Big Creek and Baxter Creek Trails, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

It’s been quite a while since the club visited either Big Creek or Baxter Creek Trails. Ken found pictures for Big Creek from 2006 and 2007, and Baxter Creek from 2007 and 2008.  Joe & Mary were there on the … Continue reading

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Springtime in New England

In May 2019 Penny took a wildflower & waterfalls trip to New England. The route was north on Route 7 from the Connecticut/Massachusetts border to Burlington, Vermont, and then further north almost to the Canadian border before returning south alongside … Continue reading

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Yellowstone National Park

Another double-header! Joe and Penny have shared pictures of their trips to Yellowstone. Joe & Mary camped there during August 2010 & Penny visited in May 2016 and September 2017 (23 waterfalls!). Photography by Joe Standaert & Penny Longhurst Resources: … Continue reading

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Hiking in The English Lake District

Lucy writes “Here are pictures from the Lake District in England. Bob and I always stay in Grasmere when we go there, and from there we walk to our hearts’ content, miles and miles of footpaths, some going up into … Continue reading

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Hiking in Oregon – June 2017

Another wildflowers and waterfalls trip! We started in Portland and quickly revisited the Columbia Gorge waterfalls before heading south to Silverton. We then continued south to Silver Falls State Park, Cottage Grove, Lemolo Lake, & Crater Lake (only 1 mile … Continue reading

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Colorado Wildflowers – July 2018

My son and his family invited me to tag along while they spent a week at Beaver Creek, Colorado. I think they had in mind to do away with me as we rode ATV ‘s in the back country and … Continue reading

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Hiking in Washington State – June 2018

Pictures are from a June 2018 hiking trip to explore the waterfalls of Washington State. We started in Portland and crossed into Washington on the Bridge of the Gods. After visiting Beacon Rock State Park, we drove north through Gifford … Continue reading

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