Leonard Adkins

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Mount Mitchell, North Carolina

It’s midsummer; time to head to the highlands for some cooler temperatures. And, at 6,684 feet above sea level, the highest of the high...

Seneca Rocks, West Virginia

Seneca Rocks rises close to 900 feet above the North Fork of the South Branch of the Potomac River Valley. Although it is believed...

New River Trail State Park, Virginia

New River Trail State Park is a rails-to-trails success story. When Norfolk Southern donated a right-of-way, Virginia developed it into a multiuse pathway. Descending...

Panther Creek Falls Trail, Georgia

Since we’re still in the time when streams are at their fullest flow of the year, I thought it would be good to share...

Swallow Falls, Maryland

A couple of weeks ago I told you about the more than a dozen waterfalls along South Carolina's Foothills Trail. If the pathway's 75...

Foothills Trail, South Carolina

All of us know April showers bring May flowers. They also swell streams to what will probably be their highest levels of the year,...