About Danielle Huddleston Photography:

I am a wife, homeschool mom, a hiker, and a photographer living in Oklahoma. I love beautiful light and being in the woods. I share what I love on this blog, be they trails, pictures, or homschooling curriculum. Thanks for stopping by!



  • Tag: ‘parks’



    Maramec Spring Park ~St. James, MO

    Monday, May 22nd, 2017

    This is a beautiful park in Missouri!

    Maramec Spring Park is not too far outside of St. Louis and a short distance away from Interstate 40.

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    They have these pools filled with trout!

    There were so many, it seemed unreal.

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    They have beautiful paths for you to walk along the river.

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    They have several feeding stations set up also.

    Someone was super nice and gave us some quarters they did not need, so we could feed the fish.

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    My kids were just searching the ground for fish food people had dropped since we did not bring any quarters.

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    They had a nice museum to go to.

    There was another also but I found we all did better outdoors after being in a vehicle for hours…

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    The kids really liked this watershed display.

    It really rained.

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    This is a great spot to stop for us on trips to Indiana.

    Can’t wait to go there again!

    Springtime at Ray Harral Nature Park~ Broken Arrow, OK

    Monday, April 20th, 2015

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    Ray Harral Nature Park is a great place to go for easy trails in a beautiful setting.

    The Nature Center is a great learning environment and it is located right in the city!

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    It is located east of Elm Place on 121st(Tucson).

    You turn into the school to get to the main parking lot.

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    This is such a great time to go!

    The weather is not too hot and the bugs are not too bad.

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    We saw a harmless Northern Rough Green Snake while on our walk.

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    There are a couple pavilions to eat at on the trail as well.

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    Everything is so pretty right now!

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    Do you live in the BA/Tulsa area?

    Have you ever been to Ray Harral?

    Western Trails at Heyburn Lake, OK

    Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

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    Sheppherds point on Heyburn Lake has many trails to choose from but some of them like the western trails are not open during hunting season because they are in a Wildlife Management Area.

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    We were in between huntings seasons a few Saturdays ago so I wanted to hike before the trails west were cut off again.

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    We took the North Trail to get to them.

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    The low places were a little muddy so going up or down hills was pretty interesting.

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    YAY!

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    The grass was pretty tall and close to the trail so I would imagine chiggers and ticks a problem in the summer.

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    We took our dog Maddie along so she could get some exercise.

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    She got worn out pretty fast.

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    We ended up leaving her and Nick near the road before we were done.

    She just could not handle it.

    I finished the hike with the boys and drove back on the road to pick them up.

    All together we did over 5 miles.

    It was great to go on a trail that is close to us that we have not already done several times!