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Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park

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Stone picnic tables overlooking the lake. There are two tables with grills next to them and a canopy of trees overhead.

Stone picnic tables overlooking the lake. There are two tables with grills next to them and a canopy of trees overhead.

A historic CCC bathhouse. It is a wooden and stone structure with stone stairs and a wooden handrail leading up to it.

A historic CCC bathhouse. It is a wooden and stone structure with stone stairs and a wooden handrail leading up to it.

After an evening thunderstorm, clouds are warmed by the setting sun.  In the foreground, at the edge of the phot, are Longleaf pines.

After an evening thunderstorm, clouds are warmed by the setting sun. In the foreground, at the edge of the phot, are Longleaf pines.


The Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx Maculata), seen here, is very common around the Gold Head Branch stream.

The Ebony Jewelwing (Calopteryx Maculata), seen here, is very common around the Gold Head Branch stream.

Wooden cabin built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, overlooks Little Lake Johnson.  It is situated on a grassy lawn among large Live oaks with draping Spanish moss.

Wooden cabin built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, overlooks Little Lake Johnson. It is situated on a grassy lawn among large Live oaks with draping Spanish moss.

After an evening thunderstorm, clouds are warmed by the setting sun.  In the foreground, at the edge of the phot, are Longleaf pines.

After an evening thunderstorm, clouds are warmed by the setting sun. In the foreground, at the edge of the phot, are Longleaf pines.