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Camping Connection – Time for the Eastern and Western Flower Shows

By Bill Steiden
An old saying has it that love is like wildflowers, often found in the most unlikely places. The truth behind that truism is illustrated by two classic camping spots on opposite sides of the country that, in…

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Camping Connection – The Very First National Seashore

Story and photos by Bill Steiden
A little less than fifty years ago, a bridge opened across the Outer Banks’ Oregon Inlet, connecting North Carolina’s Roanoke and Hatteras islands. That could have been the ruination of the most pristine coastline…

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Camping Connection: Whitewater Rafting the Nantahala River, North Carolina

By Chris Reinolds
Rushing rapids, cool water and stunning scenery are just a few of the ways to describe the experience of paddling a raft on the Nantahala River in North Carolina.
The Nantahala, a Cherokee Indian term meaning…

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Camping Connection: Trees – Older Really is Better

By Bill Steiden
It’s a silly little poem, almost a bit of doggerel. But in its day, it was its creator’s greatest hit, known to millions and even sung by some.
I think that I shall never see/
A poem…

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Camping Connection

There are forty-five state parks in Georgia that offer the public a wide-range of options when it comes to getting outside to experience Mother Nature up close. The park system provides an inexpensive way to get away and enjoy…

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