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The Hills that Time Forgot

The Hills that Time Forgot

Duration:6 hours total
Includes:Food, drinks, 1 ticket and transportation
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I am a self-taught horticulturist, exploring and learning about botanical habitats since the age of 8. I serve as Outreach Chair for the Capital Area Native Plant Society. I'm deeply committed to conservation of our wild spaces through advocation and education. Whether in the garden, the woods or at the pottery wheel, I am alive when getting dirty!
Brett
Brett
Brett
Brett

What we’ll do

We'll traverse through this wild space and see what most hikers miss. The 4 falls tell a story of the shaping of this magical space. Peel back the layers of the history of a landscape that time forgot. Discover plant and animal species, some rather rare, that would normally be considered out of place in this Mississippi/Louisiana location. Ever seen a petrified tree stump the size a house? Have…

What else you should know

The decent into the Area is steep, which means the ascent out is steep, be prepared. Bring a camera, the place is gorgeous in all seasons. Bring your choice of insect repellant, ticks get hungry.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
High energy snacks Frequent browsing keeps us going. Have preferences? Let me know.
Drinks
Water
Tickets
Entry fee to the area. The Area is privately owned, but received some subsidies to maintain the trails. An honor box helps to that cause.
Transportation
I'll drive us in We will meet at a Magnolia Cafe and drive in together. It's about a 20-minute drive from the Cafe.

What to bring

Backpack
Extra socks
Camera
Hiking footwear
Insect repellant
Fitbit
Change of clothes

Where you'll be

We will spend most of our time at Clark's Creek Nature Area. But there are other stops we can make in the area should you wish. See the largest Bald Cypress this side of the Sierra Madre at Cat Island Wildlife Reserve. Or, get a bag of the best pork rinds ever at Praise the Lard!

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 12 and up can attend. The Primitive Trail is rated Moderate. The topography of the Area can be challenging in spots with some steep grades and loose strata. If it's been raining it becomes particularly challenging. We will be…

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

What to bring

Backpack

More tips

The decent into the Area is steep, which means the ascent out is steep, be prepared. Bring a camera, the place is gorgeous in all seasons. Bring your choice of insect repellant, ticks get hungry.

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Brett
The Hills that Time Forgot
New experience
$100/person
New experience
$100/person