Exploring Grounds for Sculpture

Detail of The Chamber of Internal Dialogue by Seward Johnson. A photo taken while exploring Grounds for Sculpture by Laura Chenault

These photos are from my first trip exploring Grounds for Sculpture. Founded by the sculptor Seward Johnson who is known for his lifelike bronze sculptures. 

Exploring Amico Island

A photograph of the sun setting at Amico Island photo by Laura Chenault

A few weeks ago, Dave and I took an impromptu evening hike at Amico Island Park which is actually a peninsula that just out where the Rancocas Creek and Delaware River meet. It's a beautiful park with wide, easy to navigate trails. Small ponds are scattered around the park, but the real stunner is the spot where the two bodies of water meet and you can see across the water to Pennsylvania, people fishing, and tons of water fowl.

Exploring Black Run Preserve

A fisheye photo of a trail at Black Run Preserve in Evesham Township, New Jersey. Photo by Laura Chenault.

The closest state park to our new house is Black Run Preserve. Last November, they sponsored a trail hike with guides sharing the history of the area, the unique ecosystem, and the flora & fauna of the area. 

Exploring an abaondoned cabin in Rancocas State Park

A photograph of a vaulted ceiling created in an abandoned log cabin. Exploring an abaondoned cabin in Rancocas State Park by Laura Chenault

Last week I posted the first part of our adventures exploring Rancocas State Park. After we turned the corner from the ruins that I shared at the end of that post, we found this much more intact abandoned log cabin. Covered in graffiti and left to be retaken by the woods, it was clearly a really cute cabin when it was built -- 1950 if the stone in front is accurate.

Exploring Rancocas State Park

A photo of tree branches reflected in water with orange reflections of the sun. Exploring Rancocas State Park by Laura Chenault

Our first adventure exploring our new state! Rancocas State Park is one of many intriguing parks in our area. We hiked part of the creekside trail which winds through the woods and offers views of Rancocas Creek. The forest was full of mushrooms and filled with the remnants of piers and buildings.

 
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