Journey Through North Carolina – Part 21 ~ By Tom and Audrey ~

Hello and welcome to part 21 of our road trip through North Carolina.

From here we traveled the areas back roads to explore Lake Norman State Park which is the largest manmade lake in North Carolina.  It was incredible to think that this lake, like so many others across the U.S., was a result of man’s hands.

Take note when watching the  video and see if you can tell what kind of snake that is.

Well this is it for today.  We hope you come back and see how the trip unfolds as we share more of the USA Through Our Eyes.  Until then be safe.

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    • usathroughoureyes

      Tom didn’t know it and I could as I was filming the moment. I knew if I commented he would have climbed up one of the poles given his disdain for these creatures, lol. I was surprised as I watched it and wondered how many more may have been under that dock. It was a good lesson though because it made us realize to be careful where we walked especially with Emma. Emma loves to play with things and one never knows what she would do? Have your dogs encountered snakes?

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      • adventuredawgs

        I never thought about more under the dock! That’s a great point. I don’t think the dogs have ever come across a snake or have ever tried to track one. I do keep an eye out for them though, especially when we go to rattlesnake territory since the dogs would definitely be drawn to a rattle sound.

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  1. anne leueen

    The snake looks like a good swimmer. We used to have a place on a lake and sometimes would see black snakes swimming . They were harmless and about the same size as the one in your video. Perhaps the same type of snake?

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  2. Ann McDunn

    Again a beautiful vidio and amazing that Lake Norman manmade is. I saw the snake, but don’t no the kind of sort. Lake Norman State Park looks very nice and all of you have sure a nice time over there. Warm greetings, Ann.

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  3. King Ben's Grandma

    I had to watch a 2nd time to see the snake swimming.
    Snakes don’t bother me. My daughter has a pet corn snake.
    Beautiful lake! I think most, if not all, of our lakes in So Cal are reservoirs. All man made.

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  4. Miss Jose

    Really nice 🙂 Envy you USA guys for the number of natural parks u have …keep those posts coming…we need to make a list for our trip..whenever that happens 🙂

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    • usathroughoureyes

      Thank you Miss Jose for your encouragement and always making time to talk with us and share. We are having so much fun discovering all these places that in the all we could do was read about them. Now we are out there to see them first hand. It will be so exciting when you get the chance to come see. Maybe our travels will give you ideas where to journey too.

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  5. Mary Raymond

    I thought I saw a snake. There are a lot of snakes in NC and it used to hafe one of the highest snake bite incidents. It is still a beautiful state. You should visit White Lake if you get over near Whiteville.

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    • usathroughoureyes

      We don’t like the snakes Mary but we sure do like the state. We heard they are very high in snake bites so we were always on guard for them. We were in Whiteville and at White Lake. Sooooo pretty.

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