Last Wednesday, I was fortunate to get to join a private tour of Bluff Mountain Nature Preserve. The Nature Conservancy owns this site and they host tours in spring and fall but they fill up quickly. A friend of mine attended one of these hikes the previous weekend and learned that he could arrange a private tour for 10 people for $150. Fortunately, he included me on his email invitation and I was able to join the group for a tour of this amazing place.

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