Corvin had a soccer game in Arnold in the morning and Danelle was out of town. So I decided to take the kids for a hike at nearby Strawberry Creek Nature Area before his game. The three of us set out and walked about 1/3 of the path in the park. I wanted to hike … Continue reading “Strawberry Creek Hike – 4/23/2017”
Christmas day had great weather and we decided to take advantage of it. We headed out to Rockwoods Reservation to hike the Lime Kiln trail. The trail head for this hike is hard to miss. The start has a large lime kiln. The weather was perfect, and we had a good time exploring and goofing … Continue reading “Christmas Hike – 12/25/2015”
I discovered Meramec Highlands Quarry Park by accident. I was looking through my Facebook page and noticed my neighbor had taken his kids to a park in town. I inquired with him further to understand. He explained where the park was and gave me some tips for getting around the park. The map (thanks Google … Continue reading “Meramec Highlands Quarry Park – 7/29/2014”
We started off this year with a very brisk hike at Shaw Nature Preserve. We spent quite a while out there, but only went for two miles. I ended up carrying Sonora a fair bit to help speed things up. It probably didn’t help that it was very cold outside!
I committed to lead the Cub Scouts on a hike during the summer. When I was thinking of places to take the scouts, I had to think of somewhere that they had likely not been before and that they would like. I remembered a hike I had done with the family that would be perfect. … Continue reading “Cub Scout Hike at Fort Bellefontaine – 6.18”