Outdoors

Kindred Mailbox by Elizabeth Zongolowicz

An Unexpected Destination

The Dismal Swamp Canal Welcome Center in Camden County is the only center in the United States that greets motorists and boaters. But that fact is only one element that sets this center apart.
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Untamed Spaces

As a ranger at Dismal Swamp State Park, Signa Williams spends her days moving through some of North Carolina’s wildest places and offering visitors a safe entry point for a brush with the wilderness.

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Shimmering Passage

The Dismal Swamp Canal still flows between Virginia’s bay and North Carolina’s sound. No longer a conduit for commerce, it offers a transformative path into a wilderness more fitting for beast than man.
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Coastal Air

Coastal Air

With two wings and a wood propeller, the Carolina Belle takes people above the beach at Oak Island, giving ordinary pedestrians an extraordinary perspective.
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Great Waterfalls of North Carolina

Great Waterfalls of North Carolina: A Guide for Hikers, Photographers, and Waterfall Enthusiasts by Neil Regan

A lifelong North Carolina resident and waterfall enthusiast, Neil Regan shares the scenic delights of 65 cascades and waterfalls.
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Longleaf Legacy

For centuries, the pines have towered over the Sandhills. They anchored our state’s nascent economy and, to this day, harbor life.
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Spiders of the Carolinas by L.L. Gaddy

This conveniently sized field guide to spiders is an informative source covering the most ordinary and intriguing spiders in North Carolina.
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Duane Raver

Small Strokes

An avid fisherman from an early age, wildlife artist Duane Raver Jr. built a career on perfecting tiny details — the shimmer of a scale, the translucence of a fin.
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A Bike at the Beach along the North Carolina Coast.

A Bike at the Beach

Few pursuits satisfy the craving to fly free like the act cruising on a bike, salty breezes pushing back your hair as you chase the horizon.
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The Edenton Steamers

Home Team

Rather than leaving the future of their baseball team in the hands of fate, the people of Edenton joined together 10 years ago and bought their hometown Steamers, an investment that pays off in summertime smiles.
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