May 20, 2010 ~ Abingdon, Virginia

Roses & fountain Roses Banjo Man
Roses in front of the Martha Washington Hotel, Abingdon Banjo Man at Barter Theatre

May 21, 2010 ~ Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area & Virginia Creeper Trail
Whitetop Station to Green Cove & back to Whitetop and in Damascus ~ 7 miles

Whitetop Station sign Recovery sign Anne
Whitetop Station ~ Click on photo for larger image Sign Anne at Whitetop Station
Virginia Creeper sign yellow flowers Mollie
Virginia Creeper Sign
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Flowers along the trail Mollie ~ Click on photo for larger image
Anne on trail milepost barns
Anne ~ Click on photo for larger image Original Milepost 31 View from trail
Christmas trees Christmas trees Blackberries
Christmas trees near trail and in valley More Christmas trees Blackberry blossoms
white flowers bridge 46 Flame azalea
White flowers Trestle Flame azalea
Rhododendron calendulaceum
Green Cove sign sheep at Green Cove Christmas tree storage lot
Green Cove Station sign
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Sheep at Green Cove Christmas tree storage lot
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May 22, 2010 ~ Virginia Creeper Trail Creek Junction to Straight Branch ~ 6 miles

Trail sign Rocks & water rocks and water
Trail sign Rocks and water ~ Click on photo for larger image Rocks and water ~ Click on photo for larger image
creek creek creek
Cascade ~ Click on photo for larger image Creek Creek
Firepink Mollie creek
Fire Pink ~ Silene virginia Linnaeus Mollie in the rain Creek
valley view bicyclists wild roses
Valley view Boys on bicycles (you can't really see
the mud in this photo!)
Multiflora Rose
Rosa multiflora
Indian psychic Solomon's seal Mollie
Indian Psychic/Fawn's Breath
Porteranthus trifoliatus
Solomon's Seal
Polygonatum biflorium
Mollie taking pictures
creek Mollie more water
Another view of the creek Mollie ~ Click on photo for larger image More water

May 23, 2010 ~ Virginia Creeper Trail from Abingdon and Back ~ 4 miles and then home on I-26

Mollie Wild Geranium Wild Geranium
Mollie on Virginia Creeper Wild Geranium on trail Wild Geranium ~ Geranium maculatum
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I-26 and view Intense pink mountain laurel Laurel bush
I-26 overlook view of Tennessee Mountain Laurel at I-26 NC Welcome Center Mountain Laurel
Rhododendron rhododendron Rhododendron
White rhododendron Purple rhododendron
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More purple rhododendron
purple rhododendron rhododendron blossoms  
Purple rhododendron
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More rhododendron blossoms  

For More Information

Abingdon, VA
http://www.abingdon.com/

Barter Theatre
http://www.bartertheatre.com/index.php

Virginia Creeper Trail
Forest Service - http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/gwj/home/?cid=stelprdb5312878
Virginia Creeper Trail Guide - http://www.vacreepertrail.com/


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Photos by Anne S. Napier
Copyright 2010-2012
Updated August 16, 2013


Photos in header: Niagra Falls; Big Sur, CA; Golden Gate Bridge, CA; Sunset on the Baltic Sea;
Virginia Creeper Trail, VA; Emerald Lake, Yukon, Canada; Glacier Bay, Alaska; Sunset on the Pacific; Triple Falls at DuPont Forest, NC.
Header Photo Credits: All Anne S. Napier except Niagra Falls by Herman Stubblefield.