North Creek in Arcadia

 It was a cool 30 degrees today in the forest. I spent some time in North Creek close to North Creek Campground. This is a beautiful area which is just minutes from Buchanan, VA. The…

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South Fork of the Holston River

Every year I load up my camper and dog and head off to a week of fly fishing by myself. This past year I spent that week camping at Hungry Mother State park just outside…

Sherando Lake Recreation Area

The Jefferson National Forest, near Stewart Draft Virginia is where you will find Sherando Lake. This is a great family get away with lots of outdoor activities including, swimming, fishing, camping, picnicking, canoeing and hiking….

Outdoor Enthusiast Playground

Deep in the heart of Virginia’s Botetourt County is a secluded outdoor enthusiast playground called Arcadia. To most it’s just an exit off Interstate 81 with a gas station and little motel up on the…