Hominy Creek Greenway

| April 6, 2020

Hominy Creek Greenway

.85 miles; Asheville, NC Pretty little trail that follows Hominy Creek. It was only .85-mile long, but the walk to and from was “a bit” longer than that. I totaled 7-1/2 miles on this stroll. Walking through West Asheville is always fun. There are some pretty interesting shops and restaurants, including this one, one of […]

Two Asheville Greenways

| March 30, 2020

Two Asheville Greenways

2.1 miles; Asheville, NC Today was a lovely long walk to two very nice greenway trails in Asheville: Reed Creek Greenway and Glenn’s Creek Greenway. They basically meet at the North Carolina Botanical Gardens, which were, of course, closed. Also, a bonus stroll through a technically closed Weaver Park. As I’ve mentioned before, I walk […]

Coogan Farm

| March 26, 2013

Coogan Farm

1 mile this was a very sedate garden club stroll through a property that the denison pequotsepos nature center is planning to buy in mystic. it was a very lovely place, and full of interesting features. and cows. there were cows. the dpnc’s plans include connecting trails on this property to their already extensive trail […]

Hoffman Evergreen Preserve

| December 15, 2012

Hoffman Evergreen Preserve

.91 miles   ★★★½ just a quick visit with a friend. this is really a pretty place, and i really have to come back here and do it right. i know i said that last time, but next time for sure! you can get an excellent trail map of this preserve from the avalonia land […]

Hike #100!!!

| August 24, 2012

Hike #100!!!

1.63 miles   ★★★★★ as promised, today’s big surprise is that this is my 100th day hiking in 2012. when i started this in january, i had no idea it would become such an obsession and source of pure joy. the original intent was just to get out and walk for my health, and with luck, […]

Black Farm Again

| August 3, 2012

Black Farm Again

1.59 miles  ★★★★½ took another non-hiking friend for a stroll at black farm. that place never disappoints. although i dinged the walk a half-star for being so danged HOT. this beautiful little grapevine wreath was on the fence of the historical cemetery on the property. unfortunately this picture doesn’t capture  the color of this poor […]

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