Brandon DeweyExplorer

I am a Father, Photographer, Adventurer, and World Explorer (26 countries and counting). I'm from the Bay Area but I'm currently living outside of Richmond, Virginia.

Photograph Spilter Knoll Overlook

Stanley, Virginia

The Spitler Knoll is one of 72 overlooks for people to enjoy as they travel through Shenandoah National Park along Skyline Drive.

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Photograph Charlottesville Reservoir

Crozet, Virginia

The reservoir is located in the Piedmont Hills just outside the city of Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Hike the Long Point Trail

Fayetteville, West Virginia

With minimal elevation gain, this 3.2 mile hike can be done in a short amount of time. From the parking lot, take the trail to the right of the bathroom. There will be two trail intersections at 0.

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Watch a Sunrise at Hawks Nest Overlook

Ansted, West Virginia

Hawk's Nest State Park is a true gem in the New River Gorge area.

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Explore Falling Spring Falls in the Alleghany Highlands

Hot Springs, Virginia

Just nine miles north of I-64, this viewpoint is not one to be missed if you’re in the area.

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Hike Twin Pinnacles Via Big Pinnacles Trail

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

To reach the Big Pinnacle Trail Head, park at the Massie Gap Day Parking area, and then follow the road west (away from Massie Gap) until you reach the trail head located on the left side of the road.

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Hike to Twin Pinnacles

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

Park at the Visitor Center; don't stress when you get to the parking lot and can't see it, it's up the hill. From the parking lot hike across the road and find the staircase.

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Photograph Sugarland Overlook

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

Located just inside the park entrance of Grayson Highlands State Park in Virginia, Sugarland Overlook provides an outstanding easterly view of the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Hike Wilburn Ridge

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

To reach the trail head, park in the Massie Gap Parking Lot.

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Photograph Wild Horses at Grayson Highlands State Park

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

The wild horses gather on top of the bald at the end of Horse Trail North located in Grayson Highlands State Park. Because they are wild, it is important to remember not to touch or feed the horses.

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Backpack the Mount Rogers Loop

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

For an awesome 2-3 day trip, start hiking at the Massie Gap trailhead, which can be reached from Grayson Highlands State Park.

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Hike Mount Rogers

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

Once you enter Grayson Highlands State Park, you will see a parking lot for Massie Gap a few miles in, park here. There is an obvious trail, the Rhododendron Trail, that you will follow for about .

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Camp at Babcock State Park

Danese, West Virginia

Babcock State Park is one of 36 state parks in West Virginia and is located just Southeast of Fayetteville, WV.

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Hike Beauty Mountain Trail

Edmond, West Virginia

The Beauty Mountain Trail Head is located less than 10 miles form Fayetteville, WV.

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Hike Turk Mountain

Crozet, Virginia

From the parking area at Turk Gap (MP 94.1), cross over the Skyline Drive.  The Appalachian Trail (AT) intersects right here, and take the AT south by taking the trail on the left.  After 0.

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Hike to White Rock Falls

Vesuvius, Virginia

Park in The Slacks Overlook parking lot on the Blue Ridge Parkway, around milepost 20. From there exit the parking lot back onto the road and head left.

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Explore and Hike Mono Lake

Lee Vining, California

Mono Lake is was formed at least 760,000 years ago, making it one of North America's oldest lake. Explore the coastline of this unique lake filled with unusual rock formations called tufas.

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Stargaze at Olmsted Point

Mariposa County, California

Just off the side of the highway, look for the pullout for Olmsted Point on your Map. There is a parking area with about 25 parking spots and the lookout point with the tree is right next to there.

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Photograph Dana Fork

Tuolumne County, California

Yosemite is filled with some amazing views but rarely do you get to experience these views by yourself.

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Photograph Lake Tahoe’s Inspiration Point

South Lake Tahoe, California

Lake Tahoe’s Emerald Bay is a national natural landmark and is one of the prettiest parts of the lake.

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Hike to Eagle Falls & Lake

South Lake Tahoe, California

Eagle Falls Trail is located off Highway 89 and is surrounded by some of the most beautiful landscapes in California.

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Explore Tenaya Lake, Yosemite NP

Mariposa County, California

Tenaya Lake is located alongside Tioga Road in the park's Tuolumne Meadows region. There is a family-friendly trail that surrounds the lake.

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Photograph Range View Overlook

Bentonville, Virginia

Range View Overlook in Shenandoah National Park is an amazing spot to watch the sunrise and sunset where the Blue Ridge Mountains meet the rolling hills.

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Photograph Pinnacles Overlook

Luray, Virginia

Pinnacles Overlook in Shenandoah National Park is a southern facing overlook in the Central District that provides one of the best views of Old Rag.

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