1 starts at Seacamp Landing where the Ferry brings all day and
overnight hikers. A class is presented by one of the rangers giving
important instructions regarding which camps allow fires and more.
When we called to make reservations, the only camping
avalable was Yankee Paradise. No fires are allowed at Yankee
Paradise and potable water is a few hundred yards away. It was a
grueling 8 miles from the landing to Yankee Paradise.
The Ferry Boat Landing area with store and class and then the hike
hiking is both level and smooth. On the way we encounter Stafford Camp
that could have made our day 1 hike significantly shorter had it been
We encountered wild turkey, armadillo, and signs of the wild horse