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Explore Florida’s St. George Island on Apalachicola Bay

  In late October I visited Dr. Julian G Bruce St George Island State Park (talk about a mouthful!) along the Forgotten Coast located in the lower panhandle of Florida. This important barrier island provides protection for the Apalachicola Bay … Continue reading

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The Jewels of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

  Oasis is perhaps the best description of Topsail Hill Preserve. An oasis of nature in a changing world of urban sprawl. Here, a unique ecosystem holds onto its place in Florida’s coastal dune system under the shade of an … Continue reading

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Hiking With Cold-Weather Asthma

  As I write this, it is 32 degrees in my corner of Florida, with an expected high of 56. The forecast calls for sunny skies and a mild breeze. Perfect hiking weather – if you don’t have cold-weather induced … Continue reading

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A Hike to Cherokee Sink near Wakulla Springs

  I learned of Cherokee Sink Hiking Trail while preparing for a return visit to Wakulla Springs south of Tallahassee. My morning plans consisted of a river boat ride on the Wakulla River followed by a couple of hours of … Continue reading

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Ochlockonee River State Park Revisited

A state park can be very different depending on the season in which it is visited. During my first visit to Ochlockonee River State Park near Sopchoppy, FL, it was midsummer and the temperatures were well into the upper 90s. … Continue reading

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