The Phoenix has been revered in many parts of the world as a symbol of new beginnings. In many cultures, the Phoenix represents overcoming hardships and rising above them with new vitality. The Phoenix’s message is just as important today as it has been throughout past centuries. The routines and demands of day-to-day life can be draining, and the Phoenix reminds us to seek experiences that bring us back to life and places that infuse us with new vitality. Here at Claytor Lake, The Phoenix symbolizes renewing our energy, breathing new life into our spirit, and reawakening that sense of enthusiasm we so often forget in the face of daily pressures.