Middle Creek Wildflower Walk

I really enjoyed our walk today at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area.  It was a really beautiful day! It was really warm in the sun and much cooler in the woods.  I told hubby someone turned the AC on!

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.

Hickory Run & Lehigh Gorge

In 2012, we hiked and hubby did some fishing at Hickory Run State Park. I found out about Lock 22 and surprised hubby by taking him there.  He really enjoyed it.  I loved being near the river and saw Cardinal Flower growing wild for the first time.

Little Buffalo & Reeds Gap

We visited the Butterfly Garden at Little Buffalo State Park.  A lady volunteer told us to look under the leaves of the milkweed and I found the cutest little monarch butterfly caterpillar. Then we traveled to Reeds Gap State Park to hike for a few miles.  The area where we parked was full of so…

Camping Road Trip – September 2017

On this trip we covered 10 PA State Parks in three days. We stayed in a yurt one night and a cabin the next. I saw 3 shooting stars at Cherry Springs State Park, one of the best stargazing spots on the eastern seaboard. It was an awesome trip and I was able to capture…

Sunset Walk – Cape May

Yesterday we traveled to Cape May and it was the best day!  We did the usual.  Sat on the beach for a few hours, enjoyed my homemade pasta salad, had coffees & treats, and enjoyed the beauty around us. How many flowers can you count in this picture? 🙂 While walking the nature trail, we…

Cape May Zoo & Nature Walks

Sunday was our first beach day of this year!  Hubby spotted this gorgeous moth in our garden before we left in the morning: This is the Commodore John Barry Bridge that crosses the Delaware rive between PA and NJ.  I always enjoy the wonderful view from this bridge. We decided to stop in to see the…

Shenk’s Ferry Wildflower Preserve – April 7th

Yesterday we adventured to Shenk’s Ferry for our third visit.  I read that the Dutchmans Breeches were blooming now, so I wanted to see if we could find some at the preserve.  Well there were hundreds of them covering the hillsides and they are one of the most beautiful native flowers! Shenk’s Ferry is located…