Johnson City Press Friday, September 19, 2014
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Tremont: A place to contemplate change

March 20th, 2014 9:01 am by Johnny Molloy

When visiting Great Smoky Mountains National Park we see the park in its current state. Sometimes it is hard to imagine what the Smokies were in times past.

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Pete's Branch Falls is a fine spring destination

March 13th, 2014 10:30 am by Johnny Molloy

It is a 3.8-mile there-and-back hike to Pete's Branch Falls from Horse Creek Recreation Area - unless you have a four-wheel drive vehicle.

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Marching to the Chimney Tops of the Smoky Mountains

March 7th, 2014 9:03 am by Johnny Molloy

The Chimney Tops are a Smoky Mountain icon, and a must-do trek for hikers, especially those like us who want to visit all the top sites in the Volunteer State.

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Greenways serve citizens in multiple ways

February 27th, 2014 9:00 am by Johnny Molloy

The average city park of the 1950s, with a metal swing set, a seesaw, a few picnic tables with peeling paint and a dusty baseball diamond, are now pass.

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Winter walking along Watauga Lake

February 20th, 2014 9:48 am by Johnny Molloy

Much of the Appalachian Trail in our neck of the woods is high country 4,000, 5,000 and even 6,000 feet in elevation.

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The art of gathering firewood

The art of gathering firewood

February 13th, 2014 4:38 pm by Johnny Molloy

Cold snaps as we have had this past winter bring about thoughts of getting warm. For most of us, that means turning up the thermostat. However, for the camper, staying warm means having a quality fire, one that delivers heat efficiently.

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The pride of Johnson County: Gentry Creek Falls

February 6th, 2014 9:50 am by Johnny Molloy

Gentry Creek Falls is located up in Johnson County. It is one of the lesser-visited yet most scenic cataracts in our Tennessee mountain lands

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Cherokee history on display at Red Clay State Park

January 30th, 2014 10:05 am by Johnny Molloy

It is no accident that Red Clay State Park is just on the Tennessee side of the Tennessee/Georgia state line. Red Clay became the site of the Cherokee government in the year 1832.

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The Cumberlands Brushy Mountain, more than a prison

January 23rd, 2014 8:54 am by Johnny Molloy

Nowadays you can hike past some of the Brushy Mountain Prison mines amid fantastic Frozen Head State Park in the Cumberlands, near Wartburg, and climb to the highest point on the Cumberland Plateau at the same time.

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Ocean to Lake Trail links Okeechobee to the Atlantic

January 16th, 2014 8:58 am by Johnny Molloy

When you say “South Florida,” many people think of high rises, beaches, casinos and other big city temptations, along with a bunch of traffic. However, there are other ways to enjoy that part of the world.

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