Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Go: Laura S. Walker State Park

Laura S. Walker State Park is located in the Okefenokee Swamp in Waycross, GA. This means the park is right on the Georgia/Florida state-line. This 626-acre park holds many walking, biking, and hiking trails. While traveling these trails, you can take a look at a bounty of plants and animals….
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Recipe: New Potato Salad

For kids, the highlight of Easter is a basket of chocolate and jelly beans, but for adults the highlight is Easter lunch (or brunch!). Every year the delicious side dishes seem to spread as far as the eye can see. Choosing (and cooking) can be hard, so this year we are voting for simplicity…
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Walk Star: Susan Varlamoff

by Jay Morris Susan Varlamoff is Director for the University of Georgia’s Office of Environmental Sciences. She has dedicated her life to improving the health of the environment. Her work in sustainability has resulted in UGA being recognized by the Princeton Review as one of the top leaders of sustainability…
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Recipe: Peanut Butter Hummus

This recipe had us at peanut butter, but if anyone suggests a way to combine salty AND sweet in one healthy treat, please count us in. This easy-to-make dish is the perfect after-school snack and can be enjoyed with regular pita chips, cinnamon pita chips, or our favorite suggestion, sweet potato…
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Go: Hunting and Hopping…

Easter egg hunts are definitely our favorite part of Easter. They are also a fun and creative way to get you and your family moving! Georgia State Parks all over the state are hosting their own Easter egg hunts and events (including the famous annual hunt at Roosevelt’s Little White House), so you’re sure to…
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Recipe: Jamaican Jerk Chicken

As someone who has grown up eating chicken for most of their life, I can tell you that it gets old cycling through the same old recipes that call for baking, grilling, and frying. But have no fear! This jerk chicken recipe will put an end to boring chicken dinners….
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