Grayson Highlands – 2016 Photo Journal, Day One – Creeper Trail Bike Ride

September 30th, 2016 Well, it’s the beginning of Fall, and that can only mean one thing. Yep, it was time for our annual group trip to Grayson Highlands State Park. We had our largest group ever this year. A total of sixteen people went, along with two dogs. Over the course of four days, we… Read More Grayson Highlands – 2016 Photo Journal, Day One – Creeper Trail Bike Ride

Virginia Creeper Trail Bike Ride and Grayson Highlands State Park Day Hiking – Day 2

After our bike ride on the Creeper Trail, we drove to the bunkhouse at Grayson Highlands State Park and unloaded our vehicles. Judging by how much there was to unload, it appeared to me that some of our group were planning to move in permanently. Inside the bunkhouse, we picked our spots and laid out… Read More Virginia Creeper Trail Bike Ride and Grayson Highlands State Park Day Hiking – Day 2

Virginia Creeper Trail Bike Ride and Grayson Highlands State Park Day Hiking – Day 1

On Friday, five friends from the hiking club and I traveled to Virginia from our homes in Upstate South Carolina. Our hiking club leader, Martha and her husband Melvin, had rented the bunk house at Grayson Highlands State Park for three nights.  Our intentions were to ride a 17 mile section of the Virginia Creeper… Read More Virginia Creeper Trail Bike Ride and Grayson Highlands State Park Day Hiking – Day 1

Virginia Creeper Trail Bike Ride and Grayson Highlands Dayhike on the A.T.

Went to Grayson Highlands State Park in Virginia, Sept 6th through 8th, with some hiking companions.  We did the 17 mile bike ride on the Creeper Trail to Damascus on Friday.  The next day we hiked about 10.5 to 11 miles along the Appalachian Trail.  The hike included the climb to the top of Mt.… Read More Virginia Creeper Trail Bike Ride and Grayson Highlands Dayhike on the A.T.