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Johnny Molloy

Round Mountain Campground Great for Labor Day

August 30th, 2013 8:28 am by Johnny Molloy

Labor Day is the last hurrah of the traditional camping season. Everyone scrambles to find a campsite. However, I have a place for you that likely won’t be crowded and is within easy striking distance of Johnson City.

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The outdoor life lends a unique perspective

August 23rd, 2013 12:30 pm by Johnny Molloy

Out here, I live by the sun, transported by muscle, feeling the vastness of the natural world ... my milieu.

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Little Stony Creek: One Beautiful Valley

August 15th, 2013 11:00 am by Johnny Molloy

Near Dungannon, Virginia ­— an easy drive from Johnson City ­— is the Little Stony Creek Valley.

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Don’t fear the falls of Graveyard Fields

August 1st, 2013 10:10 am by Johnny Molloy

Summer is a great time to cruise the highlands along the Blue Ridge Parkway, and perhaps take a stroll to a waterfall.

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Look out from Looking Glass Rock

July 25th, 2013 10:09 am by Johnny Molloy

For devoted Southern Appalachian hikers, a trip to the top of Looking Glass Rock, near Brevard, N.C., is a pilgrimage of sorts.

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Respect the mighty tulip tree

July 11th, 2013 8:35 am by Johnny Molloy

On the north slope of our mountain coves, you may pass numerous tulip trees. It is the state tree of Tennessee.

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Hike and swim in the heat of summer

June 20th, 2013 3:06 pm by Johnny Molloy

Summertime is time to hit the local swimming hole – and maybe a waterfall while you are at it.

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About Portaging

About Portaging

June 14th, 2013 4:25 pm by Johnny Molloy

If you paddle a canoe enough, you are eventually going to portage.

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Historic mode of travel has a place on today’s waters

Historic mode of travel has a place on today’s waters

June 6th, 2013 9:08 am by Johnny Molloy

The canoe silently slipped through the translucent water, the calm broken only by drips from an occasionally dipped paddle.

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Teaching children to fish takes patience

May 23rd, 2013 2:34 pm by Johnny Molloy

Have you ever heard of “Nature deficit disorder”? It is a recently coined term for what is happening to children in America as we push further into the technologically dominant future.

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