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…


    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


    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!


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

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


    This is such a great time to go!

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


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


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




    Everything is so pretty right now!







    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


    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.


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


    We took the North Trail to get to them.


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





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


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


    She got worn out pretty fast.




    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!