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An Introduction to Bird Watching

An Introduction to Bird Watching

Birding is a very popular activity at West Point Lake. With its varied habitats and rich ecosystem, West Point Lake is home to a vast array of waterfowl, songbirds, and raptors, and birders can’t resist. Sit on benches along the Chattahoochee River at the base of West Point Dam and watch the cormorants dive for fish, or hunker down in the tree line on a track of thousands of acres of forest and watch for the northern parula. Birding is not hard. All it takes is a desire to break away from the hustle and bustle and chaos to sit and listen and watch. If you’re getting into birding, there are a

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Beginner Hiking Tips

Beginner Hiking Tips

Looking to clear your head, change up your walking route, or take in some wildlife scenes? No one can deny the immediate rewards gained by a nice walk in the woods. If you’re tired of the gym scene or just crave some fresh air and scenic views, pick a trail at West Point Lake and head out. To help you get started, we’ve listed a few beginner hiking tips. Food and Water First and foremost, nourishment. Plenty of water and a light snack along the way will boost your energy significantly. Easy-to-carry snacks are beef jerky, Slim Jims, fruit (fresh, dried, or in fruit cups), Snickers, peanut butter crackers, granola bars, summer sausage and cheese,

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Tent Camping Made Easy

Tent Camping Made Easy

We all like to go camping, but no one likes to do the packing and unpacking. Just thinking of the amount of camping gear and food that must be packed for a family camping trip can zap the fun right out of it. We camp to break away from the daily grind, to wind down and enjoy the outdoors, but if having to pack to go camping makes you not want to go camping, period, ever, step back and rethink your gear. Scale it down and simplify. Minimizing is a good thing. It means that you buy less, store less, and pack less. Packing and setting up camp doesn’t have to

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Upcoming Events

Mar
2
Fri
7:00 pm Fun Show @ Pyne Road Park Arena
Fun Show @ Pyne Road Park Arena
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Fun Show @ Pyne Road Park Arena | LaGrange | Georgia | United States
Troup Saddle Club Fun Show Savor some cowboy culture at the Troup County Saddle Club Fun Show events at Pyne Road Park on the first Friday of every month from April through October, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Free admission! Events Twenty to fifty riders compete in the following timed events: Barrel Pole bending Texas barrel Flag Arena The three classes are (1) Children: 10 years of age and younger, (2) Youth: ages 11 to 17, and (3) Adult: 18 and older. Concession What about dinner? No problem! Mosey on over to the full concession stand, which offers hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, pickles, candy, canned sodas, and bottled water.
Apr
6
Fri
7:00 pm Fun Show @ Pyne Road Park Arena
Fun Show @ Pyne Road Park Arena
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Fun Show @ Pyne Road Park Arena | LaGrange | Georgia | United States
Troup Saddle Club Fun Show Savor some cowboy culture at the Troup County Saddle Club Fun Show events at Pyne Road Park on the first Friday of every month from April through October, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Free admission! Events Twenty to fifty riders compete in the following timed events: Barrel Pole bending Texas barrel Flag Arena The three classes are (1) Children: 10 years of age and younger, (2) Youth: ages 11 to 17, and (3) Adult: 18 and older. Concession What about dinner? No problem! Mosey on over to the full concession stand, which offers hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, pickles, candy, canned sodas, and bottled water.

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