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Nov 24, 2016 - Thanksgiving Hikes at Weymouth Woods

This Thanksgiving, Sandy and I headed to Southern Pines to visit family for the holiday. On the way, we stopped for a hike at Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve to work up an appetite. First, we went to the Boyd Tract and parked outside the Weymouth Center. Passing through the gardens, we saw some beautiful Japanese maples with bright orange foliage. There was a pretty fountain here as well. The gardens were very nice, but we decided to stroll through after hiking. We continued across the open field and picked up the orange-blazed...

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Nov 28, 2013 - Weymouth Woods

Our next stop was Weymouth Woods in Southern Pines. It took a little over a half-hour to make the drive over and we got ready for our next hike. Weymouth Woods is a small park, actually a nature preserve and there are fewer amenities than parks. There are only about 4.5 miles of trails in the preserve, so this would take up the rest of our day until we had to go eat turkey with the family. From the visitor center, we took the Pine Barrens Trail through a lovely forest of longleaf pines. At the intersection, we turned left to get on Gum...

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