Dolly Sods Wilderness: Dolly Sods North Loop Day 1 – Part 2

Continued from Part 1 There was much more nature to enjoy along the Dolly Sods North loop. About a mile in, there was a lovely field filled with different kinds of Goldenrod wildflowers. Tall Goldenrod Tall Goldenrod, or Solidago altissima, is a member of the Aster family (Asteraceae) and blooms in thickets and clearings August […]

Dolly Sods Wilderness: Lions Head Loop Day 1 – Part 1

Since my husband and I started hiking over two years ago, we’ve been to almost every trail in Shenandoah National Park within driving distance. We wanted to branch out and see something new, so we decided to go to Dolly Sods Wilderness in West Virginia, about a three-hour drive from DC. We’ve also been interested […]