Hiking Beech Bluff Trail at Occoneechee Speedway

Veering slightly off trail, I came to a steep ridge, about forty feet high, dropping straight down to the Eno River. And there ahead of me, through a canopy of trees unfurling their spring foliage, was a view that never ceases to amaze me. … More Hiking Beech Bluff Trail at Occoneechee Speedway

West Point on the Eno: The Mill That Became a Park on the Banks of the Eno River

So, while it’s true that nature would be better off without industry of any kind — whether at the level of the mill dam or the hydroelectric dam — there is nonetheless value in preserving modes of life that do less harm to the land while allowing human communities to exist in relative equilibrium. … More West Point on the Eno: The Mill That Became a Park on the Banks of the Eno River