January 28, 2014
|Today's hike was on the trails at Victoria Bryant State Park near Royston, GA.|
HIKERS - Karen Brown, Phil Brownrigg, Pam Euliss, Stephen Gales, Dave Hinson, Bill Hunt, Bob Magee, Dick Metzgar, Jeanne O'Connor and Vic Robson.
TRAIL INFO. - Victoria Bryant State Park has a very nice network of hiking trails. The Perimeter Trail Loop, The Broad River Loop, Victoria's Path Nature Trail along with connector and access trails. All together around 10 miles to choose from. The trails are well maintained and feature rolling terrain and nice river and woodland views.
Distance hiked - approximately 7 miles - difficulty - Easy to moderate.
Directions: Victoria Bryant State Park is located between Lavonia and Royston on Highway 327. There is a $5 per car parking fee or a Georgia State Parks Pass.
Another great day for a hike! Cloudy and cold with a breeze. Temperatures steady around 32 degrees F. Snow came after the hike!
FLOWERS IN BLOOM: none
BIRDS IDENTIFIED: Red-bellied Woodpecker, Turkey Vulture, Black Vulture, American Crow, Blue Jay, Bluebird, Robin, Dark-eyed Junco, Carolina Chickadee, Carolina Wren, White-breasted Nuthatch and Phoebe.
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Another great day for a hike!
The trail first loops around the fishing pond.
Nice trail signs along the way.
The ducks are trying to keep warm!
Great to see Vic back on the trail after recovering from broken leg!
Take your choice!
The Broad River.
The observation deck on the Beaver Pond Loop.
View of the Beaver Ponds from the deck.
A nice bunch of hikers!
Headed back to the parking lot after a nice hike.
The OFHC gang for today's hike! (l-r)Dick Metzgar, Pam Euliss, Phil Brownrigg, Stephen Gales, Dave Hinson, Karen Brown, Jeanne O'Connor, Bill Hunt, Vic Robson and Bob Magee.
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