Today is National Hiking Day, also known as “Take A Hike Day”. So go out and enjoy one of the 60,000+ miles of trails across the United States. To inspire you, here are a few of the trails Matt and I have experienced recently.
General Coffee State Park in Nicholls, GA. "General Coffee State Park is a 1,511-acre Georgia state park located near Douglas. The park is named after politician, farmer, and military leader General John E. Coffee." - Wikipedia
Myakka River State Park in Sarasota, FL. This state park consists of 37,000 acres, making it one of Florida's largest parks.
Cumberland Island, in Camden County, GA. Cumberland Island is a barrier island off Georgia’s southeast coast, with protected beaches and forest. Located on the island are the Dungeness Ruins, remains of a mansion built by Thomas Carnegie, brother and partner of steel tycoon Andrew Carnegie. Georgian Revival–style Plum Orchard is another Carnegie estate on the island.
Big Ridge State Park in Union County, TN. The park consists of 3,687 acres on the southern shore of the Norris Reservoir, an impoundment of the Clinch River created by the completion of Norris Dam in 1936.
Lake Griffin State Park in Lake County, FL. Home to one of the state's largest live oak trees.
Withlacoochee State Forest, west central FL. The Withlacoochee State Forest is 157,479-acre in the western central part in the U.S. state of Florida, near Lecanto, Inverness, Floral City, Brooksville, Ridge Manor, and Dade City.
Paris Mountain State Park, Greenville, South Carolina. The Park’s roots date as far back as the Great Depression, when it was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps.
These are just a few of the state parks we have visited, of course there are many more! Go out and enjoy the day and don't forget to let us know your favorite park to hike in.