The Get Out Greenville event was held on Saturday at Lake Conestee Nature Park. It included demonstrations and a wide variety of outdoor related activities. There were a variety of bicycle races on a cyclocross course set up in the park.
It’s rare to see so many cameras pointed skyward, but this was the total eclipse event at the Lost Lake amphitheater in Lake Conestee Nature Park. These 3 photographers were prepared for the event and capturing it with their special filter setups.
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The mid-day twilight over Lost Lake at Lake Conestee Nature Park during Monday’s eclipse.
These grand “Century Oaks” are in the former Henderson dairy farm section of Lake Conestee Nature Park. The trees frame a circle of benches to become an outdoor classroom.
My profile casts long shadows over the boardwalk in the morning light on the “Piedmont Seeps” trail in Lake Conestee Nature Park.
Seeps are the natural water flows, usually at the foot of a hill as water filters through the ground and later emerges as somewhat cleaner water.
Lake Conestee Nature Park is a bird watcher’s paradise, as depicted by this sculpture near an entrance to a wooded area at the park.
Lake Conestee Nature Park continues to add educational signboards to point out more of the surrounding features. Access has been improved through adding additional boardwalks over soft ground.
Lake Conestee Nature Park has 1850 feet of these boardwalks, along with several miles of nature trails. It has been designated as an Important Bird Area of Global Significance by the National Audubon Society.
A new dog park is open at the Lake Conestee nature park. Besides separate facilities for large and small dogs, the fences are shaped so that there are no corners where one dog might trap another dog while chasing it. There is plenty of room for a number of dogs at once.