Biking the Blue Ridge Parkway With Five Granddaughters

Biking the Blue Ridge Parkway With Five Granddaughters

by Allen Johnson
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Biking the Blue Ridge Parkway With Five Granddaughters by Allen Johnson

This past summer my five granddaughters and I bike the 469-mile length of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The 5-year old rode on a tag-along attached to my bike while the older granddaughters rode their own bikes as we pedaled 50-miles a day for 10 days. The scenery turned out to be as beautiful as I imagined: breathtaking mountain vistas, sparkling clear streams, abundant wildlife, sweet-smelling flowers and very little automobile traffic. Once an hour we saw a deer eating leaves off a tree, a wild turkey scratching for seeds, a hawk circling the cliff edge, a red fox trotting by, a skunk eyeing us or a bobcat chasing a rabbit. On the tenth day we biked up to the highest point on the Parkway, 6053-foot altitude. The road ran downhill from there. The best part - spending time with my granddaughters.

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ISBN-13: 9781257556557
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication date: 08/29/2011
Sold by: LULU PRESS
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 12 MB
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Biking the Blue Ridge Parkway With Five Granddaughters 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Having traveled the entire length of the parkway many times it was very refreshing to read about the perspective of traveling the same distance on a bicycle. Loved the book! Joyce in ga.