by Crystal Cockman
February 21, 2018
The LandTrust for Central NC hosted a hike at the Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge on January 26. Greg Walmsley, Assistant Refuge Manager led us on a hike down to the Griffin Lowlands, an area that is closed off to the general public this time of year as a waterfowl sanctuary.
We gathered at the refuge office but drove to the Gaddy Covered Bridge and Trail. To get there, you go north from the refuge and turn on Grassy Island Road. You turn left at the refuge kiosk onto Griffin Road, then left onto Gaddy Road and the trail access is on the right. We parked along the road and then walked down the trail and under the bridge, which spans Thoroughfare Creek. [Read more…]