Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Along the upper trail from the Hocking Hills State
Park to Cedar Falls one can catch glimpses of not
only beautiful rock formations and Rose Lake
but beautiful small wonders can be spotted daily.
It is not only the deer, squirrels, chipmunks, and
groundhogs that you walk upon roaming amongst
It is not only the sound of owls calling back and
forth to one another on the gorge trail below or
the sounds of geese at Rose Lake which lies in
between the two parks but it is also the small
sounds that you may or may not hear.
The flutter of butterfly wings, damselflies,
dragonflies, droning of the bees, or the silence of
a small snail upon a mossy rock.
Take your time on your hikes to see the beauty of
the small wonders that are along the trail.
Catch the fragrances of wild flowers or the scent
Thursday, July 8, 2010
Ferns are of course everywhere in the park.
But maybe the unexpected growth is the
Friday, July 2, 2010
Rose Lake lies between Old Mans Cave and
Cedar Falls. It is a beautiful secluded lake
and well worth the short hike to see it.
A part of the path goes through some giant pines.
Many did not stand during the ice storm two years
ago. Pines and heavy snow or ice do not mix well
Some residents at the lake are these four new goslings.