My free time has been pretty limited the last half year or so with health issues and my day job, and a number of projects have sort of been on the back burner. There's much more to me (and this page) than photography, and hopefully soon I can get caught up on some stuff and... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/J2komhK2Xaw A walk among the wildflowers and bottomland hardwood forests of the White Springs Dike area of Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge. If you like, please subscribe! Hit the bell to get notifications for new videos too! Read about my adventures on the blog: http://www.weathermansam.wordpress.com Find Photo Galleries from this and past trips athttp://www.weathermansam.com PLAYLISTS: Hiking... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/tHtDns8B0M8 A walk through the wildflowers of the Dallas Fanning Nature Preserve. I retraced part of my first hike on the Steve Fowler Trail, and explored the Blue, Orange, Winter, and Black Trails that interconnect. If you like, please subscribe! Hit the bell to get notifications for new videos too! Read about my adventures on... Continue Reading →
Conasauga Falls Trail, Cherokee National Forest, TN. A half mile hike to a 30ft multi-tier waterfall on beautiful Conasauga Creek. It's a narrow gravel road to reach the parking area, but it's a beautiful walk downhill through a lush forest, with the sounds of the creek ever increasing.
https://youtu.be/IPetZ7iaAGI The new Dallas Fanning Nature Preserve, Huntsville, AL. I hiked the one mile Steve Fowler Loop Trail later in the day after the ceremony, finding lots of fungi, blackberries and an interesting mix of wetlands and woodlands. It's great to have more places to explore on the west side of Huntsville. Hope you enjoy... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/rhxHMbuMDCE A one mile loop around the Tyler Sykes / Cedar Glade Loop Trail at the Couchville Cedar Glades State Natural Area. June is a perfect time to go, as the Tennessee Coneflowers, endemic to just the cedar glades in central Tennessee are in full bloom. There's quite an array of other wildflowers here as... Continue Reading →
https://youtu.be/3--lr74uU1Y From today’s rainy grand opening of the Dallas Fanning Nature Preserve, the newest nature preserve in Huntsville, and one of the few areas on the west side of town to hike. We didn’t get to do the hike because of heavy rain, but I always enjoy attending these events. More photos after work...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ElCcKdZnXo A nice walk along the shore of Old Hickory Lake at Bledsoe Creek State Park, TN. I explored half of the Shoreline Trail, and then took the paved Birdsong Trail down to where it ends, passing a covered bridge, lots of deer, and a number of other wildlife. It was a great little adventure!... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/embed/yzkMq3vq0K0 A couple mile loop hike along the shoreline trail and High Ridge Trails, enjoying the views of Old Hickory Lake and numerous birds and a few deer. Bledsoe Creek State Park is a small park in Tennessee, but a wonderful little place just outside of Nashville, TN. #bledsoecreek#hiking#statepark If you like, please subscribe! Hit... Continue Reading →
Trails: no trails Length: 2 miles VIEW PHOTO GALLERY I first visited Barren Fork Creek last year on my birthday, exploring by kayak upstream about a quarter of a mile to an island (and nearly losing my hat in the process). My original intentions were to go another half mile roughly upstream to see a... Continue Reading →