Wekiwa Springs Wildlife and More!

Hope you’re having a great weekend already. I had my fingers crossed that the worst of winter was in the past but this weekend in north Florida it’s a bit chilly. For this reason, it’s nice to head south so that’s exactly what I did recently. I went to two state parks (recap of LakeContinue reading “Wekiwa Springs Wildlife and More!”

Are there manatees at Lake Manatee State Park? I’m camping and I have answers!

My first camping trip in 2023 is to Lake Manatee State Park, down near Tampa, Florida. I’m turning into a regular snowbird, aren’t I? But you won’t hear an “eh” or a “you betcha” quite yet. Last January I went south to Orlando area where I camped in two recreation areas, Alexander Springs (recap) andContinue reading “Are there manatees at Lake Manatee State Park? I’m camping and I have answers!”

Woman attacked by bison at Texas State Park

The bison roaming around Caprock State Park are big. They’re also not interested in being less wild, and I love that about them. A woman recently learned the hard way that you don’t mess with them… meaning: don’t get too close, don’t tick them off, don’t get between them and their offspring, don’t take chances.Continue reading “Woman attacked by bison at Texas State Park”

One Night in Palo Duro

I had just finished 5 days at Caprock Canyons State Park and if you read my blog consistently, you definitely know it’s become my favorite park to visit. But the thing is, my trip around the “south by southwest” wasn’t over. Next up was a beautiful location, another state park. This one is called PaloContinue reading “One Night in Palo Duro”

Sunset and moon photos from Caprock Canyons

I *think* this will wrap up my recaps of the best park I’ve camped in… Caprock Canyons State Park in Texas. What beauty surrounds us as campers in this park! During the day it’s bison, roadrunners, deer, prairie dogs, and much more. In fact, pictures that will be favorites for a long time are fromContinue reading “Sunset and moon photos from Caprock Canyons”