Tag Archives: Scenic Virginia

Camping at Douthat State Park – May 21-23, 2021

Thanks to a last-minute cancellation, I was able to make weekend reservations at Douthat State Park near Clifton Forge, Virginia. We’ve done two day trips to Douthat for First Day Hikes, but we’d never camped there. We were packed up … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Parkway – May 15, 2021

Until next time, Sharon & Wayne

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Augusta Springs Wetlands Park, Goshen Pass, Chessie Trail, and Blue Ridge Parkway – May 8, 2021

Augusta Springs Wetlands Park is south of Staunton, VA on Rt. 42. It offers an easy 2/3 mile trail through various habitats. We left Augusta Springs Wetlands Park and continued south on Rt. 42 to the small town of Goshen, … Continue reading

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Powhatan State Park, Powhatan, Virginia – April 11, 2021

We’ve visited most of Virginia’s state parks that are within a couple of hours of our house, but somehow we’d missed this one! With another beautiful spring day on tap, we started our day trip to Powhatan State Park by … Continue reading

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Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail & Blue Ridge Parkway – Jan. 9, 2021

It was a beautiful winter day; perfect for an outing. We drove down Rt. 151 through Nelson County to the Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail along the Piney River. We turned around shortly past the one-mile mark and made our … Continue reading

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