Jeeptographer

Jeeptographer

Auburn, GA, USA

I'm an adventure photographer with a love of Jeeps and the outdoors. I enjoy traveling far and wide to experience the grandeur that our country has to offer, but I also really enjoy finding things off the beaten path in our own backyards. Get in your Jeep, go on an Adventure!

September 08, 2020
Rated 5.0

This beautiful visitor center just inside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a must-see. The accommodations of the Visitor Center itself are wonderful - clean bathrooms, attentive and personable staff, plenty of wonderful merchandise to commemorate your trip - but the river walk and the frequent wildlife steal the show. Your best chance as seeing elk are in the fields immediately surrounding the nature center, and very often they are accompanied by turkey. Just be mindful of the signs - the fields are closed (with good reason) when the elk are present.

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September 08, 2020
Rated 3.0

I enjoyed seeing the falls (Juney Whank and Tom Branch) but this place was CROWDED CROWDED CROWDED. Perhaps one would have better luck on a weekday, but for me, it wasn't worth the hassle of parking to visit either of the - also crowded - falls.

The previous reviews are absolutely right about the tubers too - they will practically run you off the trail, walking two and three abrest while also carrying tubes that they swing around wildly.

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September 08, 2020
Rated 3.0

I enjoyed seeing the falls (Juney Whank and Tom Branch) but this place was CROWDED CROWDED CROWDED. Perhaps one would have better luck on a weekday, but for me, it wasn't worth the hassle of parking to visit either of the - also crowded - falls.

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September 08, 2020
Rated 4.0

Nestled just west of the Savannah River, Richard B Russell State Park is a quaint little park with several attractions for an afternoon of recreation; interesting and moderate hiking trails, calm waterways, fields for disk golf, a well-regarded golf course, and waterfront camping.

I spent my morning there hiking, visiting Blackwell Bridge. The trails were obviously well traveled, but there were no other hikers at mid-morning on a Sunday. I particularly enjoyed the wide variety of mushrooms and fungi that were scattered throughout the undergrowth; so many different sizes, colors and shapes.

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September 08, 2020
Rated 4.0

I've lived in Georgia my whole life, and consider myself to be a pretty active traveller within the state, but I didn't visit the Guidestones until very recently. I had heard of them, but they just never made it to the forefront of my 'adventure radar'. Finally rectified that this summer.

The stones are very interesting, and we spent between 30 minutes to an hour here taking photos and reading about the stones. The Guidestones might not be something worth the drive on their own, but they were a wonderful addition to the state park nearby - Richard B Russell State Park.

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