Conservation Park, Panama City Beach, FL

| January 23, 2013

Conservation Park, Panama City Beach, FL

5.07 miles  3 mph “conservation” park indeed… they should have called it “resource extraction” park. the “trails” were logging roads with cute names. i walked faster than i have ever walked before, though, just to get through it and out of there. and i had a long toenail that cut another toe and i came […]

Pine Log State Forest, Ebro, FL

| January 23, 2013

Pine Log State Forest, Ebro, FL

6.74 miles   2.7 mph finally! a nice, long hike through a state forest—just what i was looking for. i’m assuming this forest gets regularly logged, as the trees were all in nice tidy rows, but it was still pretty cool. there was also plenty of evidence of regular burning, and i saw some wildlife […]

St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, Port St. Joe, Florida

| January 21, 2013

St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, Port St. Joe, Florida

2.85 miles   2.3 mph this is a gorgeous, pristine peninsula in florida’s central panhandle. there were not a lot of walking trails, but what there were were beautiful. i saw a lot of birds, including brown-headed nuthatches, red-bellied woodpeckers, great blue herons, egrets, snowy plovers, several kinds of seagulls, and even saw a deer, […]

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