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Adventures of a woodland wanderer

Sam Calhoun
The Rush of Water
Wildflowers, Fungi & other Flora
Scapes: Land, Water, & Sky
Reflections
Woodland Wanderers

The Rush of Water

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “.The beautiful falls at the Land Trust of North Alabama's new Bethel Springs Nature Preserve. Had a great afternoon hike today!  As usual,…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “.The beautiful falls at the Land Trust of North Alabama's new Bethel Springs Nature Preserve. Had a great afternoon hike today! As usual,…”

2 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “.The beautiful falls at the Land Trust of North Alabama's new Bethel Springs Nature Preserve. Had a…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Another little cascade from my last adventure in Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #waterfalls #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Another little cascade from my last adventure in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #waterfalls #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout…”

79 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Another little cascade from my last adventure in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #waterfalls…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A small twin falls in Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #waterfalls #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #travel…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A small twin falls in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #waterfalls #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #travel…”

114 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “A small twin falls in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #waterfalls #visitnorthal #explore…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Waterfall Wednesday!  Another beauty found in Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #waterfalls #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Waterfall Wednesday! Another beauty found in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #waterfalls #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside…”

162 Likes, 3 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Waterfall Wednesday! Another beauty found in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #waterfalls…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The wonderful lower cascades to a falls further downstream from what I shared yesterday.  This little spot was a bit difficult to reach…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The wonderful lower cascades to a falls further downstream from what I shared yesterday. This little spot was a bit difficult to reach…”

97 Likes, 3 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “The wonderful lower cascades to a falls further downstream from what I shared yesterday. This…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Front view of yesterday’s waterfall... It’s waterfall Wednesday!  Here’s one of my favorite shots of this waterfall found this past weekend…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Front view of yesterday’s waterfall... It’s waterfall Wednesday! Here’s one of my favorite shots of this waterfall found this past weekend…”

91 Likes, 2 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Front view of yesterday’s waterfall... It’s waterfall Wednesday! Here’s one of my favorite shots…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “It’s waterfall Wednesday!  Here’s one of my favorite shots of this waterfall found this past weekend in Bankhead National Forest, AL.…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “It’s waterfall Wednesday! Here’s one of my favorite shots of this waterfall found this past weekend in Bankhead National Forest, AL.…”

99 Likes, 5 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “It’s waterfall Wednesday! Here’s one of my favorite shots of this waterfall found this past…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Getting caught up after a few days away from here.  I’ll have lots of new photos from this past weekend’s adventures to share tomorrow!…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Getting caught up after a few days away from here. I’ll have lots of new photos from this past weekend’s adventures to share tomorrow!…”

89 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Getting caught up after a few days away from here. I’ll have lots of new photos from this past…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Two days, two very different adventures.  Yesterday was yet another awesome day exploring the wilds of Bankhead National Forest, finding a…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Two days, two very different adventures. Yesterday was yet another awesome day exploring the wilds of Bankhead National Forest, finding a…”

102 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Two days, two very different adventures. Yesterday was yet another awesome day exploring the wilds…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “I love the rush of water in the wilderness.  Scenes like this are so plentiful in Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #waterfalls #visitnorthal…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “I love the rush of water in the wilderness. Scenes like this are so plentiful in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #waterfalls #visitnorthal…”

64 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “I love the rush of water in the wilderness. Scenes like this are so plentiful in Bankhead National…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Loved this falls, mist on the lens and all!  Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #waterfalls #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Loved this falls, mist on the lens and all! Bankhead National Forest, AL. #waterfalls #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside…”

93 Likes, 4 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Loved this falls, mist on the lens and all! Bankhead National Forest, AL. #waterfalls…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A long  slide of a falls that carved a channel through rock and moss alike.  The fungi on the fallen tree beside was in fire with color as…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A long slide of a falls that carved a channel through rock and moss alike. The fungi on the fallen tree beside was in fire with color as…”

72 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “A long slide of a falls that carved a channel through rock and moss alike. The fungi on the…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “This little falls played slip n slide down the curved trunk of this fallen tree.  I’ve seen a number of trees on waterfalls over the years…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “This little falls played slip n slide down the curved trunk of this fallen tree. I’ve seen a number of trees on waterfalls over the years…”

81 Likes, 2 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “This little falls played slip n slide down the curved trunk of this fallen tree. I’ve seen a…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “One of a million little cascades in Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #travelblogger #travel…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “One of a million little cascades in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #travelblogger #travel…”

69 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “One of a million little cascades in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #explore #getoutstayout…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Another view of one of the largest new-to-me waterfalls I’ve found the last couple of years in Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #explore…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Another view of one of the largest new-to-me waterfalls I’ve found the last couple of years in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #explore…”

95 Likes, 2 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Another view of one of the largest new-to-me waterfalls I’ve found the last couple of years in…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A small falls close to the largest moonshine still I’ve ever found in Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A small falls close to the largest moonshine still I’ve ever found in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside…”

88 Likes, 2 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “A small falls close to the largest moonshine still I’ve ever found in Bankhead National Forest, AL.…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A fountain type falls I found on my early January hike in Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A fountain type falls I found on my early January hike in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide…”

106 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “A fountain type falls I found on my early January hike in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #explore…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Another of the beautiful cascades I found on my early January hike in Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Another of the beautiful cascades I found on my early January hike in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside…”

123 Likes, 3 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Another of the beautiful cascades I found on my early January hike in Bankhead National Forest, AL.…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A small cascade downstream of that last falls a ways.  Even the small falls are so picturesque.  Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #explore…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A small cascade downstream of that last falls a ways. Even the small falls are so picturesque. Bankhead National Forest, AL. #explore…”

80 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “A small cascade downstream of that last falls a ways. Even the small falls are so picturesque.…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “One of the many beautiful cascading waterfalls i found on my early January hike in Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #explore #getoutstayout…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “One of the many beautiful cascading waterfalls i found on my early January hike in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #explore #getoutstayout…”

100 Likes, 3 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “One of the many beautiful cascading waterfalls i found on my early January hike in Bankhead…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Another view of one of around 20 or so waterfalls from my last hiking trip.  This one was toward the end of the hike.  Bankhead National…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Another view of one of around 20 or so waterfalls from my last hiking trip. This one was toward the end of the hike. Bankhead National…”

68 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Another view of one of around 20 or so waterfalls from my last hiking trip. This one was toward…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “One of around 20 or so waterfalls from my last hiking trip.  This one was toward the end of the hike.  Bankhead National Forest, AL.…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “One of around 20 or so waterfalls from my last hiking trip. This one was toward the end of the hike. Bankhead National Forest, AL.…”

91 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “One of around 20 or so waterfalls from my last hiking trip. This one was toward the end of the…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “This falls has a small upper falls , but the moss is favorite thing about this spot .  There’s a rich array of varieties and textures to…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “This falls has a small upper falls , but the moss is favorite thing about this spot . There’s a rich array of varieties and textures to…”

59 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “This falls has a small upper falls , but the moss is favorite thing about this spot . There’s a…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “I caught a little mist spray back on this one.  I think my favorite thing about this falls is how the water drops to one level, disappears,…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “I caught a little mist spray back on this one. I think my favorite thing about this falls is how the water drops to one level, disappears,…”

93 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “I caught a little mist spray back on this one. I think my favorite thing about this falls is how…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “In the shadow of hemlocks...Bankhead National Forest, AL #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #travelblogger #travel #roadtrip…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “In the shadow of hemlocks...Bankhead National Forest, AL #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #travelblogger #travel #roadtrip…”

96 Likes, 4 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “In the shadow of hemlocks...Bankhead National Forest, AL #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Perhaps my favorite view of this off trail falls in Bankhead National Forest. #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Perhaps my favorite view of this off trail falls in Bankhead National Forest. #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide…”

95 Likes, 5 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Perhaps my favorite view of this off trail falls in Bankhead National Forest. #explore…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “One of my favorite spots in Bankhead National Forest.  There’s hundreds of falls out there, and 99% of them are unnamed.  #explore…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “One of my favorite spots in Bankhead National Forest. There’s hundreds of falls out there, and 99% of them are unnamed. #explore…”

122 Likes, 3 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “One of my favorite spots in Bankhead National Forest. There’s hundreds of falls out there, and 99%…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “One of the many marvelous waterfalls at Monte Sano State Park, AL.  #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “One of the many marvelous waterfalls at Monte Sano State Park, AL. #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime…”

86 Likes, 3 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “One of the many marvelous waterfalls at Monte Sano State Park, AL. #explore #getoutstayout…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Another Magical little cascade in the wilds of Bankhead National Forest #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Another Magical little cascade in the wilds of Bankhead National Forest #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime…”

54 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Another Magical little cascade in the wilds of Bankhead National Forest #explore #getoutstayout…”

Wildflowers, Fungi & other Flora

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Hepatica.  Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #wildflowers #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #travel #roadtrip…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Hepatica. Bankhead National Forest, AL. #wildflowers #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #travel #roadtrip…”

41 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Hepatica. Bankhead National Forest, AL. #wildflowers #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Spring is springing!  Trilliums are just starting to  get going in parts of Bankhead National Forest, but soon the woods will be alive with…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Spring is springing! Trilliums are just starting to get going in parts of Bankhead National Forest, but soon the woods will be alive with…”

88 Likes, 2 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Spring is springing! Trilliums are just starting to get going in parts of Bankhead National…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Sometimes the weekend adventures don't quite go to plan.  I did sneak a peek to see if the early risers in the trillium family, the least…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Sometimes the weekend adventures don't quite go to plan. I did sneak a peek to see if the early risers in the trillium family, the least…”

0 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Sometimes the weekend adventures don't quite go to plan. I did sneak a peek to see if the early…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “I just enjoyed how the snow piled up on this exposed fern frond.  Bankhead National Forest, AL. . . .  #snow #visitnorthal #explore…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “I just enjoyed how the snow piled up on this exposed fern frond. Bankhead National Forest, AL. . . . #snow #visitnorthal #explore…”

64 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “I just enjoyed how the snow piled up on this exposed fern frond. Bankhead National Forest, AL. . .…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Signs of life.  A little moss amongst the snow.  Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #snow #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Signs of life. A little moss amongst the snow. Bankhead National Forest, AL. #snow #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside…”

62 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Signs of life. A little moss amongst the snow. Bankhead National Forest, AL. #snow #visitnorthal…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “More little fungi from the Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #fungi #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “More little fungi from the Bankhead National Forest, AL. #fungi #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide…”

60 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “More little fungi from the Bankhead National Forest, AL. #fungi #visitnorthal #explore…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “This time of year the woods are still alive with color, full of mosses , mushrooms, and so much more... The colors of all the mosses and…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “This time of year the woods are still alive with color, full of mosses , mushrooms, and so much more... The colors of all the mosses and…”

72 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “This time of year the woods are still alive with color, full of mosses , mushrooms, and so much…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The colors of all the mosses and fungi just come alive after a good rain.  I don’t dabble too much with macro photography, but I enjoyed…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The colors of all the mosses and fungi just come alive after a good rain. I don’t dabble too much with macro photography, but I enjoyed…”

61 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “The colors of all the mosses and fungi just come alive after a good rain. I don’t dabble too much…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The mushrooms and fungi come in a seemingly endless array of shapes and sizes.  The wildflowers will be back soon soon enough, but for now…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The mushrooms and fungi come in a seemingly endless array of shapes and sizes. The wildflowers will be back soon soon enough, but for now…”

81 Likes, 2 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “The mushrooms and fungi come in a seemingly endless array of shapes and sizes. The wildflowers…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “I didn’t edit this photo to look like this.  This patch of fungi has what almost looked like bioluminescence on its edges.  I say almost…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “I didn’t edit this photo to look like this. This patch of fungi has what almost looked like bioluminescence on its edges. I say almost…”

96 Likes, 8 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “I didn’t edit this photo to look like this. This patch of fungi has what almost looked like…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Loved these vibrant fungi!  So full of color!  Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #visitnorthal #fungi #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Loved these vibrant fungi! So full of color! Bankhead National Forest, AL. #visitnorthal #fungi #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside…”

77 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Loved these vibrant fungi! So full of color! Bankhead National Forest, AL. #visitnorthal #fungi…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A tiny mushroom in a magical little carpet of moss... Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #visitnorthal #moss #explore #getoutstayout…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A tiny mushroom in a magical little carpet of moss... Bankhead National Forest, AL. #visitnorthal #moss #explore #getoutstayout…”

61 Likes, 2 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “A tiny mushroom in a magical little carpet of moss... Bankhead National Forest, AL. #visitnorthal…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “I’ve never come across a mixture of resurrection ferns and turkey tail mushrooms like this before.  These ferns are among my favorites.…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “I’ve never come across a mixture of resurrection ferns and turkey tail mushrooms like this before. These ferns are among my favorites.…”

77 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “I’ve never come across a mixture of resurrection ferns and turkey tail mushrooms like this before.…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The rich greens of moss and partridgeberry place nicely against the bright red berries.  Even in winter the forest is alive with color.…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The rich greens of moss and partridgeberry place nicely against the bright red berries. Even in winter the forest is alive with color.…”

88 Likes, 4 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “The rich greens of moss and partridgeberry place nicely against the bright red berries. Even in…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Lovely little mushrooms on moss covered log.  Bankhead National Forest, AL. #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Lovely little mushrooms on moss covered log. Bankhead National Forest, AL. #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime…”

72 Likes, 2 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Lovely little mushrooms on moss covered log. Bankhead National Forest, AL. #explore #getoutstayout…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A little mushroom forest in the forest... can anyone ID these?  There’s such a wide array of fungi in the woods this time of year!…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A little mushroom forest in the forest... can anyone ID these? There’s such a wide array of fungi in the woods this time of year!…”

58 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “A little mushroom forest in the forest... can anyone ID these? There’s such a wide array of fungi…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A mossy little land along the Rocky Nightmare Trail...Monte Sano State Park, AL. Vibrant fungi, Bankhead National Forest #explore…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A mossy little land along the Rocky Nightmare Trail...Monte Sano State Park, AL. Vibrant fungi, Bankhead National Forest #explore…”

48 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “A mossy little land along the Rocky Nightmare Trail...Monte Sano State Park, AL. Vibrant fungi,…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Vibrant fungi, Bankhead National Forest #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime #travelblogger #travel #roadtrip…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Vibrant fungi, Bankhead National Forest #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime #travelblogger #travel #roadtrip…”

61 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Vibrant fungi, Bankhead National Forest #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide…”

Scapes: Land, Water, & Sky

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Been a long week and I’ve been quiet but I’ve got fun plans  for a big weekend this weekend.  Here’s another of the beautiful quiet woods…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Been a long week and I’ve been quiet but I’ve got fun plans for a big weekend this weekend. Here’s another of the beautiful quiet woods…”

77 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Been a long week and I’ve been quiet but I’ve got fun plans for a big weekend this weekend.…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The creeks keep the surrounding land warm enough to expose the moss.  Such a lovely contrast with the blanket of snow.  Bankhead National…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The creeks keep the surrounding land warm enough to expose the moss. Such a lovely contrast with the blanket of snow. Bankhead National…”

145 Likes, 6 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “The creeks keep the surrounding land warm enough to expose the moss. Such a lovely contrast with…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A rare snow day yesterday in Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #snow #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #travel…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A rare snow day yesterday in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #snow #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #travel…”

78 Likes, 2 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “A rare snow day yesterday in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #snow #visitnorthal #explore…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “One of the winding trails around the tea house at Monte Sano State Park’s North Alabama Japanese Garden.  #montesanostatepark #visitnorthal…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “One of the winding trails around the tea house at Monte Sano State Park’s North Alabama Japanese Garden. #montesanostatepark #visitnorthal…”

90 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “One of the winding trails around the tea house at Monte Sano State Park’s North Alabama Japanese…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The bridge into the heart of Monte Sano State Park’s North Alabama Japanese Garden.  #montesanostatepark #visitnorthal #explore…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The bridge into the heart of Monte Sano State Park’s North Alabama Japanese Garden. #montesanostatepark #visitnorthal #explore…”

117 Likes, 4 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “The bridge into the heart of Monte Sano State Park’s North Alabama Japanese Garden.…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Wonderful fog in the bamboo forest at Monte Sano State Park’s North Alabama Japanese Garden.  #montesanostatepark #visitnorthal #explore…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Wonderful fog in the bamboo forest at Monte Sano State Park’s North Alabama Japanese Garden. #montesanostatepark #visitnorthal #explore…”

148 Likes, 5 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Wonderful fog in the bamboo forest at Monte Sano State Park’s North Alabama Japanese Garden.…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Torii gate at Monte Sano State Park’s North Alabama Japanese Garden.  #montesanostatepark #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Torii gate at Monte Sano State Park’s North Alabama Japanese Garden. #montesanostatepark #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout…”

89 Likes, 2 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Torii gate at Monte Sano State Park’s North Alabama Japanese Garden. #montesanostatepark…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Spent some time at Monte Sano State Park yesterday exploring the wonderful North Alabama Japanese Garden.  #montesanostatepark…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Spent some time at Monte Sano State Park yesterday exploring the wonderful North Alabama Japanese Garden. #montesanostatepark…”

87 Likes, 5 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Spent some time at Monte Sano State Park yesterday exploring the wonderful North Alabama Japanese…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Bankhead National Forest is full of little scenes like this.  There are countless side streams and moss covered rocks everywhere.  #moss…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Bankhead National Forest is full of little scenes like this. There are countless side streams and moss covered rocks everywhere. #moss…”

133 Likes, 5 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Bankhead National Forest is full of little scenes like this. There are countless side streams and…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The never ending natural beauty of Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #travelblogger #travel…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The never ending natural beauty of Bankhead National Forest, AL. #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #travelblogger #travel…”

67 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “The never ending natural beauty of Bankhead National Forest, AL. #explore #getoutstayout…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Another of last nights sunset, Huntsville, AL ... #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime #travelblogger #travel…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Another of last nights sunset, Huntsville, AL ... #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime #travelblogger #travel…”

125 Likes, 3 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Another of last nights sunset, Huntsville, AL ... #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “It's the work week, and the first great sunset of 2020!  Did ya'll catch it?! We watched cranes and bats fly overhead, and also managed to…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “It's the work week, and the first great sunset of 2020! Did ya'll catch it?! We watched cranes and bats fly overhead, and also managed to…”

75 Likes, 3 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “It's the work week, and the first great sunset of 2020! Did ya'll catch it?! We watched cranes and…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The lovely deep misty woods off trail in Bankhead National Forest.  Finally getting around from sharing some photos from the last trip of…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The lovely deep misty woods off trail in Bankhead National Forest. Finally getting around from sharing some photos from the last trip of…”

64 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “The lovely deep misty woods off trail in Bankhead National Forest. Finally getting around from…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Another easy sunset at Lady Ann Lake, Huntsville, AL.  #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime #travelblogger…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Another easy sunset at Lady Ann Lake, Huntsville, AL. #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime #travelblogger…”

70 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Another easy sunset at Lady Ann Lake, Huntsville, AL. #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The afterglow.  Christmas Eve sunset... Lady Ann Lake, Huntsville, AL.  #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The afterglow. Christmas Eve sunset... Lady Ann Lake, Huntsville, AL. #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime…”

87 Likes, 2 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “The afterglow. Christmas Eve sunset... Lady Ann Lake, Huntsville, AL. #explore #getoutstayout…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Another of the absolutely amazing sunset tonight in this Christmas Eve... Lady Ann Lake, Huntsville, AL.  #explore #getoutstayout…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Another of the absolutely amazing sunset tonight in this Christmas Eve... Lady Ann Lake, Huntsville, AL. #explore #getoutstayout…”

77 Likes, 2 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Another of the absolutely amazing sunset tonight in this Christmas Eve... Lady Ann Lake,…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “An absolutely amazing sunset tonight in this Christmas Eve... Lady Ann Lake, Huntsville, AL.  #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “An absolutely amazing sunset tonight in this Christmas Eve... Lady Ann Lake, Huntsville, AL. #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside…”

106 Likes, 5 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “An absolutely amazing sunset tonight in this Christmas Eve... Lady Ann Lake, Huntsville, AL.…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Late afternoon paddle through Cooper Marsh downstream of Lady Ann Lake in Huntsville, AL!  #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Late afternoon paddle through Cooper Marsh downstream of Lady Ann Lake in Huntsville, AL! #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide…”

53 Likes, 5 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Late afternoon paddle through Cooper Marsh downstream of Lady Ann Lake in Huntsville, AL! #explore…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Exploring the wilds of Bankhead National Forest #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime #travelblogger #travel…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Exploring the wilds of Bankhead National Forest #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime #travelblogger #travel…”

82 Likes, 3 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Exploring the wilds of Bankhead National Forest #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Creek in Bankhead National Forest #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime #travelblogger #travel #roadtrip…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Creek in Bankhead National Forest #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime #travelblogger #travel #roadtrip…”

61 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Creek in Bankhead National Forest #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Creek in Bankhead National Forest #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime #travelblogger #travel #roadtrip…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Creek in Bankhead National Forest #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime #travelblogger #travel #roadtrip…”

72 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Creek in Bankhead National Forest #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime…”

Reflections

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “No photo manipulation here.  In the winter months the sun gets through the canopy and plays with small stones in the creek beds.  The…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “No photo manipulation here. In the winter months the sun gets through the canopy and plays with small stones in the creek beds. The…”

4 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “No photo manipulation here. In the winter months the sun gets through the canopy and plays with…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The wild shimmering reflections of sunlight through the rushing waters of a small creek.  The menagerie of colors play so well in these…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The wild shimmering reflections of sunlight through the rushing waters of a small creek. The menagerie of colors play so well in these…”

68 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “The wild shimmering reflections of sunlight through the rushing waters of a small creek. The…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Can you see the “eyes” peering out from the water toward the bottom?  I watched water drip from the bluff into this small puddle atop a…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Can you see the “eyes” peering out from the water toward the bottom? I watched water drip from the bluff into this small puddle atop a…”

85 Likes, 7 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Can you see the “eyes” peering out from the water toward the bottom? I watched water drip from the…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Beech tree reflections, Bankhead National Forest #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime #travelblogger #travel…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Beech tree reflections, Bankhead National Forest #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime #travelblogger #travel…”

65 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Beech tree reflections, Bankhead National Forest #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide…”

Woodland Wanderers

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Our non-furry friends are out, which means off trail adventures are wrapping up here quick.  Nice to see a garter snake, it’s not one I…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Our non-furry friends are out, which means off trail adventures are wrapping up here quick. Nice to see a garter snake, it’s not one I…”

96 Likes, 3 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Our non-furry friends are out, which means off trail adventures are wrapping up here quick. Nice…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Two days, two very different adventures.  Yesterday was yet another awesome day exploring the wilds of Bankhead National Forest, finding a…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Two days, two very different adventures. Yesterday was yet another awesome day exploring the wilds of Bankhead National Forest, finding a…”

88 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Two days, two very different adventures. Yesterday was yet another awesome day exploring the wilds…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Sand hill cranes in flight #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime #travelblogger #travel #roadtrip…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Sand hill cranes in flight #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime #travelblogger #travel #roadtrip…”

56 Likes, 3 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Sand hill cranes in flight #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #adventuretime…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “.The beautiful falls at the Land Trust of North Alabama's new Bethel Springs Nature Preserve. Had a great afternoon hike today!  As usual,…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “.The beautiful falls at the Land Trust of North Alabama's new Bethel Springs Nature Preserve. Had a great afternoon hike today! As usual,…”

2 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “.The beautiful falls at the Land Trust of North Alabama's new Bethel Springs Nature Preserve. Had a…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Hepatica.  Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #wildflowers #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #travel #roadtrip…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Hepatica. Bankhead National Forest, AL. #wildflowers #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #travel #roadtrip…”

41 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Hepatica. Bankhead National Forest, AL. #wildflowers #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “No photo manipulation here.  In the winter months the sun gets through the canopy and plays with small stones in the creek beds.  The…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “No photo manipulation here. In the winter months the sun gets through the canopy and plays with small stones in the creek beds. The…”

4 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “No photo manipulation here. In the winter months the sun gets through the canopy and plays with…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Our non-furry friends are out, which means off trail adventures are wrapping up here quick.  Nice to see a garter snake, it’s not one I…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Our non-furry friends are out, which means off trail adventures are wrapping up here quick. Nice to see a garter snake, it’s not one I…”

96 Likes, 3 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Our non-furry friends are out, which means off trail adventures are wrapping up here quick. Nice…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Spring is springing!  Trilliums are just starting to  get going in parts of Bankhead National Forest, but soon the woods will be alive with…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Spring is springing! Trilliums are just starting to get going in parts of Bankhead National Forest, but soon the woods will be alive with…”

88 Likes, 2 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Spring is springing! Trilliums are just starting to get going in parts of Bankhead National…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Sometimes the weekend adventures don't quite go to plan.  I did sneak a peek to see if the early risers in the trillium family, the least…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Sometimes the weekend adventures don't quite go to plan. I did sneak a peek to see if the early risers in the trillium family, the least…”

0 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Sometimes the weekend adventures don't quite go to plan. I did sneak a peek to see if the early…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Been a long week and I’ve been quiet but I’ve got fun plans  for a big weekend this weekend.  Here’s another of the beautiful quiet woods…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Been a long week and I’ve been quiet but I’ve got fun plans for a big weekend this weekend. Here’s another of the beautiful quiet woods…”

77 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Been a long week and I’ve been quiet but I’ve got fun plans for a big weekend this weekend.…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Another little cascade from my last adventure in Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #waterfalls #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Another little cascade from my last adventure in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #waterfalls #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout…”

79 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Another little cascade from my last adventure in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #waterfalls…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “I just enjoyed how the snow piled up on this exposed fern frond.  Bankhead National Forest, AL. . . .  #snow #visitnorthal #explore…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “I just enjoyed how the snow piled up on this exposed fern frond. Bankhead National Forest, AL. . . . #snow #visitnorthal #explore…”

64 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “I just enjoyed how the snow piled up on this exposed fern frond. Bankhead National Forest, AL. . .…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Signs of life.  A little moss amongst the snow.  Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #snow #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Signs of life. A little moss amongst the snow. Bankhead National Forest, AL. #snow #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside…”

62 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Signs of life. A little moss amongst the snow. Bankhead National Forest, AL. #snow #visitnorthal…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The creeks keep the surrounding land warm enough to expose the moss.  Such a lovely contrast with the blanket of snow.  Bankhead National…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The creeks keep the surrounding land warm enough to expose the moss. Such a lovely contrast with the blanket of snow. Bankhead National…”

145 Likes, 6 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “The creeks keep the surrounding land warm enough to expose the moss. Such a lovely contrast with…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A rare snow day yesterday in Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #snow #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #travel…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A rare snow day yesterday in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #snow #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #travel…”

78 Likes, 2 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “A rare snow day yesterday in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #snow #visitnorthal #explore…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A small twin falls in Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #waterfalls #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside #getoutide #travel…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “A small twin falls in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #waterfalls #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside #getoutide #travel…”

114 Likes, 1 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “A small twin falls in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #waterfalls #visitnorthal #explore…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Waterfall Wednesday!  Another beauty found in Bankhead National Forest, AL.  #waterfalls #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout  #optoutside…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “Waterfall Wednesday! Another beauty found in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #waterfalls #visitnorthal #explore #getoutstayout #optoutside…”

162 Likes, 3 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “Waterfall Wednesday! Another beauty found in Bankhead National Forest, AL. #waterfalls…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “One of the winding trails around the tea house at Monte Sano State Park’s North Alabama Japanese Garden.  #montesanostatepark #visitnorthal…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “One of the winding trails around the tea house at Monte Sano State Park’s North Alabama Japanese Garden. #montesanostatepark #visitnorthal…”

90 Likes, 0 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “One of the winding trails around the tea house at Monte Sano State Park’s North Alabama Japanese…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The bridge into the heart of Monte Sano State Park’s North Alabama Japanese Garden.  #montesanostatepark #visitnorthal #explore…”

Sam Calhoun on Instagram: “The bridge into the heart of Monte Sano State Park’s North Alabama Japanese Garden. #montesanostatepark #visitnorthal #explore…”

117 Likes, 4 Comments - Sam Calhoun (@weatherman_sam) on Instagram: “The bridge into the heart of Monte Sano State Park’s North Alabama Japanese Garden.…”

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