Tag Archives: National Parks

Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail

We picked up Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail at Potomack Lakes Sportsplex in Sterling and headed east, toward Riverbend Park and Great Falls National Park.

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Happy National Parks Week!

I couldn’t let this week go by without posting a few pictures of National Parks. Both of these were taken while camping at Shenandoah National Park last summer. The forest floor, thick and green with ferns, as seen from the … Continue reading

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Spring Beauty

Right now, beneath the trees, the forest floor is dotted with delicate, shimmering flowers known as Spring Beauty. The color variation among plants is, interestingly, due to the plant’s attempt to maintain a delicate balance between attracting pollinators (crimson flowers) … Continue reading

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