Desote Falls is a 104-foot (32 m) waterfall located on the West Fork of the Little River in Desoto State Park near Mentone, Alabama . The falls have carved their own small canyon and are named after Hernando DeSote, a Spanish explorer. When we were there the river was very low A Photo of Dennis and me… Read More
Little River Canyon National Preserve is in Northeastern Alabama and run by the National Park Service. It is on top of Lookout Mountain near Fort Payne. Little River has carved out one of the deepest canyons in the Southeastern United States. The river is said to be one of the cleanest and wildest waterways in… Read More
St. George Island is a barrier island on the Forgotten Coast of Florida. It is a quiet island with individual residences and rental homes. There are a few small restaurants and tourists’ shops. It has sugar sand beaches, great sunsets and star gazing. The State Park offers great camping and hiking trails. This is a… Read More
When most people think of a waterfall they don’t imagine water falling into a sink hole. Falling Waters is a Florida State Park and the Falling Waters Sink is a 100-foot deep, 20-foot wide cylindrical pit into which flows from a small stream that drops 73 feet to the bottom of the sink. A Park… Read More
Dismals Canyon is a Natural Landmark located in Phil Campbell, Alabama. It is a primordial canyon and one of only a few places in the world where dismalites exist. They are a form of fly larvae that emit a bright blue-green light. They cover the canyon walls. You can observe them on night tours of… Read More
Blowing Rock Preserve is a Nature Conservancy Preserve located on Jupiter Island in the Hobe Sound in Florida. This part of the Florida coastline is very different from other areas as it has a rocky Anastasia limestone shoreline. This area is home to the rare loggerhead, green and leatherback sea turtles.