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Weekend Jaunts I

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S: Weekend Jaunts April - June 2011

FC: Weekend Jaunts I April - June 2011 | New River Trail Rail State Park April 1, 2011 | Holliday Lake State Park May 21, 2011 | Green Ridge Recreation Park May 28, 2011 | Douthat State Park June 4, 2011 | Photos by: Elizabeth E. Sandoz & Elizabeth M. Doolittle Text & Layouts by: Elizabeth M. Doolittle | The Breaks Interstate Park June 25, 2011

1: New River Trail Rail State Park April 1, 2011 | Zachary, Duncan, & Elizabeth Sandoz

2: The Orphanage | Foster Falls Rest Stop | Visiting the horses | The New River Goose

3: Zachary and Maw Maw playing at the water pump

5: Approaching the walking bridge | River Crossing Story | The old ferry keepers house | Now we can cross on a bridge

6: Old bridge support; with tree growning on it

8: Zachary climbed the hill and Duncan followed him. | The New River; the Sandozs; and ore in the rock.

9: Elizabeth Aaron | Zachary & hot dog | Duncan

10: Shot Tower at Jackson Ferry They made rifle shot by dropping the lead 150 feet into a kettle.

11: Elizabeth; Duncan & Zachary, Trestle Bridge

12: A picnic under the trees and toasted marshmallows | Duncan, Zachary, and Elizabeth

13: 1) Maw Maw 2) Zachary, Elizabeth, Duncan & Maw Maw | 3) Maw Maw & Duncan 4) Duncan giving Zachary a lift

14: Trestle Bridge turned into hiking path

15: Maw Maw & Duncan pull log from river and Duncan fishing at twilight

16: Great old bridge, long bridge, cute ducks, Elizabeth & Zachary crossed first

17: Duncan fishing

18: Had a wonderful day at the New River Trail Rail State Park and passed this colorful house on a back road on the way home.

19: Holliday Lake State Park trip May 21, 2011

20: On our way to Halliday Lake State Park we stop at a Confederate Cemetery

21: Zachary is in there, do you see him?

22: Holliday Lake Serenity

23: Zachary waits while Mom and Duncan pedal the lake

24: Yesterday a gold mind, a family's homestead, and a burial ground, today a State Park

25: Mom & Elizabeth; Duncan swinging | Elizabeth doing homework; Zachary on a picnic table - why not the jungle gym?

26: Mom, Duncan, & Zachary on the water

27: Returning paddle boat and vests | Old building in Vera, VA

28: An afternoon at Green Ridge Recreation Park May 28, 2011

29: Zachary on the Jungle Gym

30: Elizabeth on the slide

31: Go Zachary

32: The funny mirror

33: Maw & Zachary and Mom with Zachary

35: End of a fun day at Green Ridge Recreation Park

36: Douthat State Park June 4, 2011

41: The Sandoz guys

42: Upper Douthat Dam

43: The Lower Dam

44: Upper & Lower Dams; logs hanging on the dam; collection pool

45: The Lake

46: Maw Maw and the Sandozs

47: Where are those fish?

49: Another wonderful day for Maw Maw and the Sandozs. Douthat State Park is as well maintained as the last two parks we visited. Oh, Duncan just look down and you will see the fish.

50: The Breaks Interstate Park VA/KY June 25, 2011 | On our way.

53: The little river that did.

55: Elizabeth taking pictures; Zachary & Jonathan

56: The little river (now the Russell Fork) way down in the valley eroded this channel around the tower rock and cut out the whole valley.

58: Civil War Reenactment | There were many battles in this area

60: Zachary & Dad Maw Maw & Elizabeth

61: Maw Maw on the overlook Duncan, Jake, Elizabeth E. & Maw Maw

62: 1650 food drop off point, trestle bridges, and coal mine views on the way home.

63: What wonderful weekend jaunts we have shared. It has been such fun hiking, fishing, and picnicking with the Sandoz. I am looking forward to more nice weather and more weekend jaunts with you. I love you all.

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  • Title: Weekend Jaunts I
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