Joyful Journey: Carolina Beach State Park

“The ocean’s roar is music to the soul…”      Unknown  Nestled along the southeastern coast of North Carolina, Carolina Beach State Park stands as a testament to the region’s […]

Joyful Journey: Chimney Rock State Park

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine into trees.”   John Muir Nestled in the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, […]

Joyful Journey: Gorges State Park

The state parks are back LKN readers!  Gorges State Park is a stunning natural oasis located in the western part of North Carolina. With over 7,500 acres of beautiful wilderness, […]

Joyful Journey: Pilot Mountain State Park

Welcome, LKN readers, as we journey this month to the Triad region of North Carolina. Located in Surry and Yadkin counties, Pilot Mountain State Park rises majestically 1,400 feet above […]

Joyful Journey: Jockey’s Ridge State Park

“Sand, leads me to the shores of new discoveries.”   ― Anthony T. Hincks If you are looking for a state park that offers something totally unique with desert sands and […]

NC State Parks: Stone Mountain State Park

PHOTOS AND ARTICLE BY ROBIN SHUPE “Nature itself is the best physician.” – Hippocrates As we continue our state park adventures, we arrive at Stone Mountain State Park that is divided […]

NC State Parks: Lake Norman State Park

“Make your heart like a lake, with a calm, still surface, and great depths of kindness.”    – Lao Tzu Welcome back, LKN readers, as we begin our state park journey […]

NC State Parks: Beginning the Journey!

“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.”  – John Burroughs Welcome, LKN readers, as we begin an exciting journey together […]

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