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    Merchants Millpond State Park, NC

    http://www.ncparks.gov/Visit/parks/memi/main.php

    Got a trip planned to the 'canoe in' campsites on Saturday. Looks like thunderstorms are in the forecast, so who knows when we will arrive.

    I have been wanting to visit Lassiter Swamp near the mill pond for a couple of years now, so I am really looking forward to this trip. Anyone been to the canoe campsites? Got any insight on the trip that might be of interest? Of course I'll post pics afterwards.


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    Looking forward to the pictures. Sounds like an interesting place.
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    Been there many times. The group canoe-in sites have lots of good hangin'.

    You may not want to go swimming, however ...
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    That's a great place for hammock camping. One of the local Boy Scout Troops has reported mosquitoes out in mass already down east. Enjoy!

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    Yep, we're going to be ready for the mosquitos I think.

    It's supposed to storm Saturday, so I hope we can canoe over to camp between the storms. Thanks for the info folks, I'm really looking forward to it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by NCPatrick View Post
    http://www.ncparks.gov/Visit/parks/memi/main.php

    Got a trip planned to the 'canoe in' campsites on Saturday. Looks like thunderstorms are in the forecast, so who knows when we will arrive.

    NCPat -- Did you go to Merchants Millpond last weekend? I've been looking for a TR.
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    Quote Originally Posted by obxh2o View Post
    NCPat -- Did you go to Merchants Millpond last weekend? I've been looking for a TR.
    He was supposed to be there through today. He'll be back online in a day or so.
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    Great place to camp. Have been trying to get back up there. Last time I was going to go up there it poured down rain. Went to the moutains instead. Most people don't believe it when you tell them there are gators there.
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