Abandoned Highway Walk

We finally got a break in the rain and took a walk out to Swayback Bridge which is located north of Wetumpka Alabama. The road out to the bridge has been closed for a while but is still accessible on foot or bicycle. It’s a nice walk out and occasionally you’ll get the feeling you are on set with…

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Aeroplane View of Borden-Wheeler Springs Hotel and Summer Cottage Colony, Borden Springs, Ala

Courtesy of Alabama Department of Archives and History One of the most elaborate of the old Alabama hotels was Borden-Wheeler Springs, built high in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains near the community of Fruithurst. Shortly before 1900, 12 Georgia businessmen bought land and built a two-story hotel in Cleburne County. The hotel had 100 rooms built in…

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Retrospective

Before I was born my parents built a home on the Coosa River. A few years later the property became waterfront when Alabama Power completed building the Logan Martin Dam. After I was born we would spend summers and weekends at the lake. I loved playing in the boat house. From inside the boat house you could see the…

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Long Weekends

Long weekends are a time to relax and a time to reflect. This memorial day weekend take time out to reflect back on those who have served our country and paid the ultimate price. It’s their sacrifice that allows us to be able to enjoy peaceful weekends in the woods. Long weekend camping at Fort Toulouse/Fort Jackson park in…

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It’s “Becoming an Outdoors-Woman” Time of Year

**UPDATE** THE NEXT BOW WORKSHOP IS SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 3-5, 2017 Registration is scheduled to open January 4, 2017 @ 6PM. ——————————— It’s that time of year again.  Just 3 weeks away from the Alabama – Becoming an Outdoors-Woman weekend event.  Twice a year the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) sponsored event takes place at the…

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