Courtesy of Blue Dragon Journal
Journal Entry 11.29.2016 – Mo’ Beach
The temperatures were set to hit the low 80’s, with partial clouds and pleasant winds — a perfect day to scout out the local beaches and give an updated survey report for y’all.
Driving south along Old King’s Highway (the old military road from St. Augustine south) I arrived at Walter Boardman Lane to cross Bulow Creek, Smith Creek and the Halifax River… and then pulled in at the Smith Creek Landing, North Peninsula State Park. I was making up the itinerary as I went, and while driving noticed that the tide was high, so opting to postpone the beach walk, I took a short walk at the Coastal Strand Trail. This is a lovely and under-used (probably little known) nature walk that meanders through a tiny, ancient and very resilient strip of oak woods. Nary a tree was hurt, none fallen, an occasional…
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