Hikingsouth Hike of the Week

Victoria Bryant State Park, GA

November 22, 2016

Today's hike was on the trails at Victoria Bryant State Park near Royston, GA.

HIKERS - Mike Bell, Joe Collins, Greta Driggers, Jim Driggers, Bill Hunt, Deena Johns, Kim Johnson, Ronnie Johns, Bruce O'Connor, Jeanne O'Connor, Bill Peay, Terre Pratt, Tony Presley, Sandy Robson, Vic Robson.

TRAIL INFO. - Victoria Bryant State Park has a very nice network of hiking trails. The Perimeter Trail Loop, The Broad River Loop, Victoria's Path Nature Trail along with connector and access trails. All together around 10 miles to choose from. The trails are well maintained and feature rolling terrain and nice river and woodland views.

Distance hiked - 5.7 miles - difficulty - Moderate Directions: Victoria Bryant State Park is located between Lavonia and Royston on Highway 327. There is a $5 per car parking fee or a Georgia State Parks Pass. Another great day for a hike! Sunshine. Temp: mid 30s to upper 40s.

BIRDS IDENTIFIED: Blue Jay, Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, Mallard Ducks and Hybrid Ducks.

scroll down for photos and video from today.......


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The start of our hike today.
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The trail starts out along the shore of Fishing Pond #1
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A group of Mallard and hybrid ducks greet us.
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Mallard Duck rising!
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There is still some nice color along the trail!
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Trying to decide which way to go.
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There are lots of trail options.
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We had a nice group of 15 hikers today.
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This portion of trail has lots of creek views.
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An American Holly loaded with berries leaning over the creek.
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Footbridge over the river.
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Boulder-filled area of the creek.
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Beautiful reflections on the fishing pond.
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The OFHC gang for today's hike. (l-r front) Tony Presley, Vic Robson, Terre Pratt, Sandy Robson, Greta Driggers and Kim Johnson. (left to right back) Bill Hunt, Bruce O'Connor, Jeanne O'Connor, Ronnie Johns, Bill Peay, Deena Johns, Jim Driggers, Joe Collins and Mike Bell.

SEE VIDEO OF THE HIKE BELOW!

SEE MANY MORE GREAT PHOTOS FROM THE HIKE BELOW! -click photo


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