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4 Pretty Towns to Visit in Connecticut During the Fall Season

Wine from the vineyards of Priam. Leeanne Griffin / Hearst Connecticut Media Group The town of Colchester, which was founded in 1698, is home to farming communities and historic architecture and sits just on the border of “Quiet Corner”. Where to eat in Colchester? Cato Corner Farm specializes in various flavors of cheese, including Bloomsday, […]

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Steubenville officials debate support for trail access | News, Sports, Jobs

STEUBENVILLE — City Council made it clear Tuesday that it wants the Great American Trail to run through the heart of the city, signing a resolution to convince West Virginia officials to preserve the Market Street Bridge for recreational use. At the same time, the council filed an action on a draft resolution […]

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Flathead Valley Singletrack expansions enthusiastically received

On the evening of September 14, several dozen recreation-goers converged on an undeveloped parking lot north of Columbia Falls. Cyclists, hikers and runners were on hand to explore a new three-mile section of trail recently completed by Gateway to Glacier Trails. The new non-motorized multi-use trail is the first phase of the Cedar Flats Trail […]

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Woman rescued from hiking trail in Scottsdale with help of drone

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (3TV/CBS 5) – A woman was rescued on a hiking trail near Scottsdale on Saturday. Scottsdale and Phoenix Fire rescue teams were able to rescue a woman in her 60s off Ringtail Trail in northeast Scottsdale early Saturday morning. Officials said she called 911, saying she had symptoms of heat exhaustion and needed […]

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From the ashes of Wildfire, a local Malibu architect saw an opportunity – it’s now selling for $6 million

Mediterranean style gets a modern update in a newly built villa in Malibu, Calif., which went on the market Thursday for $6 million. Amit Apel, a well-known Malibu-based architect and builder, is behind the design of the 4,400 square foot home, which sits on 4 acres in the mountains. Nicknamed Maliview, the residence overlooks the […]

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From rails to trails take shape at Albert Lea – ABC 6 News

(ABC 6 News) – Traveling without a vehicle is about to get a little easier in Albert Lea, as an old railroad is becoming a new trail for the community. Albert Lea is one of 13 cities and counties in Minnesota to receive planning assistance from the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the city says […]

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Ruffed Grouse Society works on hunter habitat and hiking trails – Reuters

GREAT RAPIDS – Hunting trails aren’t much use unless they’re marked, cleared, accessible and mapped, and that’s where the Ruffed Grouse Society tries to make a difference. The Minnesota chapter of the national conservation group is making targeted efforts to rejuvenate the hunter trail system in the Chippewa National Forest, including mowing trails to allow […]

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Inside Jeff Garmire’s record-breaking hike on the John Muir Trail

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Family member of 1987 Red Fork Falls victim wants trail closed | WJHL

UNICOI, Tenn. (WJHL) – After a man died in Red Fork Falls, a Johnson City woman who lost her nephew in a similar incident 35 years ago says something must be done to prevent another person from dying there -down. It took 20 people from eight different crews to recover the man’s body on Sunday. […]

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Woman, 39, dies after being hit on New Hampshire trail while hiking with fiancé

Local The hiker, whose name has not been released, was descending Mount Cabot when she began to suffer from a serious illness. By Associated Press September 5, 2022 | 5:30 p.m. KILKENNY, NH (AP) — A 39-year-old woman died after suffering a medical condition on a New Hampshire hiking trail, New Hampshire Fish & Game […]

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The Lowell Riverfront Walking Path will be closed for a month starting Monday

A warning from the Everett Parks Department for those who like to use the Lowell Riverfront Trail. Tree roots and other issues need to be addressed to make the trail safe for everyone. A portion of the Lowell Riverfront Trail, which stretches 0.7 miles north of the new Lowell Riverfront Dog Park, will be completely […]

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7 Maine Hiking Trails That Are No Dogs Allowed

There’s no shortage of hiking trails in Maine that you can conquer with your four-legged friend. Many of the state’s most popular parks, including Acadia National Park, welcome dogs as long as they are on a leash. Generally, the only limiting factor for hiking with your dog will simply be the type of terrain and […]

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Hospital’s Healing Field Project Receives Financial Boost

The North Lincoln Hospital Foundation recently received a $5,000 grant from the Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund to help support the creation of walking trails for Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital’s Healing Grounds Project. “The hospital campus is in a wooded area by a lake, making it ideal for a peaceful and calming walk, which gave […]

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Popular hiking trail in the San Bernardino Mountains with more wounds at Forest Falls

As a late summer heat wave sweeps through Southern California, many residents are heading to the lakes and streams of the San Bernardino Mountains for relief. But San Bernardino County Fire Department officials are reminding people to heed warnings issued by the US Forest Service to stay out of the area known as Big Falls […]

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A short but beautiful waterfall trail in Unicoi Tennessee

Posted in Tennessee Nature August 29, 2022 by Chris Dodge Our state is filled with beautiful mountains and magnificent waterfalls. We could spend our lives exploring all the natural wonders you can find in each of our incredible forests. Tennessee is breathtaking, to say the least, and we love exploring […]

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How a Vogue Editor Styles Nautical Fashion Week

Every summer for the past eight years, I’ve spent at least two glorious weeks on a small island off the coast of Maine called Northeast Harbor. Surrounded by the deep blue Atlantic Ocean and beautiful Acadia National Park, summer days are spent on the tennis courts, hiking trails or boat rides; nights are enjoyed on […]

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TikTok is testing a new ‘nearby’ content stream, which could become a major consideration for brands

after it was spotted during testing by several users, TikTok has confirmed that it is currently experimenting with a new “Nearby” content feed, in addition to the current “For You” and “Following” tabs. twitter user @sofeashra posted this image of “Nearby” stream in the app. At first glance, TikTok’s Nearby feed shows content posted by […]

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Reopening of eruption trails, hiking with dogs

Posted August 18, 2022 The Meradalir eruption trails, which were closed yesterday due to a yellow weather warning, reopened to visitors this morning, RÚV reports. To celebrate reaching 200 episodes of RVK Newscast on Youtube, as well as the new Meradalir eruption, we’re hosting a volcano-themed giveaway! Follow our Instagram page for more information. And […]

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This small island is the best place to dive in the Caribbean

The story is salvaged above and below the waterline on a little-known Dutch island in the Caribbean. With a marine park larger than the island itself, Saint-Eustache (or Statia, for the 3,500 people who live there) is one of the region’s top diving destinations. Located just five miles northwest of the popular city of St. […]

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Danish community divided over mountain bike and hiking trails

A planned climbing and biking trail near the Danish holiday town has sparked fierce debate among environmentalists and mountain bikers. Key factors: Environmentalists and mountain bikers debate proposed climbing and biking trail Inexperienced teams slammed this concept into the bush as arguably devastating Various cities in the south have seen an increase in the number […]

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NYC gun ban to alarm residents of upstate bear country

VANDERWHACKER MOUNTAIN WILD FOREST, NY, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Gunfire has long echoed in New York’s Adirondack Mountains. Kids skeet from the sky after school and parents mingle and battle it out at the shooting range. In the fall, hunters in fluorescent orange roam the forests on the lookout for deer. Thus, the landmark June […]

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Sale of hiking boots on Amazon

Runner’s World; Courtesy of Merrell Although I’m a big fan of hiking sandals in the summer, most people prefer a little more protection when they decide to hit the trail. Even if you do like to let your toes get some air in the warmer months, once the end of October rolls around even the […]

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13 Hidden Gems to Explore on Cape Cod

Days of sun, sand and doing nothing are a Cape Cod vacationer’s dream. Cape Town’s relaxed vibe (as the connoisseurs call it) is why everyone wants real estate on their favorite sandy beach. When you need a break from the surf, Cape Cod is a fun place to explore. You can find many activities to […]

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▶️ PCT hikers redirected after Windigo Fire force trail closure

The recent wildfires in Oregon are causing surprise interruptions for many passers-by on one of America’s longest hiking trails. The Windigo Fire, sitting on 1,098 acres Thursday afternoon, caused a 60-mile closure on the Pacific Crest Trail running north from Crater Lake to Odell Lake (Mile 1848 to 1908). On Wednesday and Thursday, hikers stopped […]

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Get started by joining a walking group in the LS area

Jan Nelson enjoys hiking the KC area trails. Courtesy picture Hoping to start enjoying the many trails and parks in and around Lee’s Summit by starting a biking or walking program? Getting started can be daunting for many, but with the use of technology, you’ll find plenty of ways to get help. The motivation to […]

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Hiking near the world’s tallest sequoia now results in a $5,000 fine

Comment this story Comment The tree recognized as the tallest in the world is now forbidden to visitors. The National Park Service announced last week that it was discouraging hikers from visiting Hyperion, an ancient redwood tree in Northern California that holds a Guinness World Record for height at 380 feet, 9.7 inches, according to […]

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Heat waves prohibit classic alpine hiking trails | Mountaineering

Low snow cover and melting glaciers at an alarming rate during Europe’s heat waves have banned some classic alpine hiking routes. Usually, in the height of summer, tourists flock to the Alps and seek off the beaten path to some of its peaks. But with warmer temperatures – which scientists say are driven by climate […]

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Travel News: Icelandic Swimming Spots and the World’s Best Hiking Trails

Editor’s note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news on when destinations open and close, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — In travel news this week, Spain is offering free train travel, Southwest Airlines […]

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Arlette Laan’s 16,000 mile journey to hike all the National Scenic Trails

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Downed trees, deep ravines among obstacles on a biking trail linking Omaha and Lincoln

ELMWOOD — Some eyebrows were raised in the Nebraska Legislature this spring when lawmakers approved $8.3 million to run eight miles of crushed limestone biking trail to connect recreation trails from Omaha and Lincoln. That’s $1 million per mile, said one senator, what it used to cost to build a mile of paved highway. But […]

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Don’t use your face to cross cobwebs. Try these tips instead.

You’re on an early morning hiking trail, the sun is shining and all is peaceful…until you come across a trap of a crawling enemy. Spiders have been “trapping” hikers for, well, forever. Fortunately, there are several ways to avoid this problem. According to the National Park Service, you may not be able to avoid the […]

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Winston Farm development in Saugerties needs careful consideration

SAUGERTIES — Developers looking to build a $600 million “mixed-use destination spot” just west of the State Thruway are to face extensive review by City Council after determining that the project could have negative impacts on its environment. The site is planned on the 840 acre parcel of Winston Farm in the village of Saugerties […]

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Take the 4 to History, Hike and Nine Holes

The last stop of the 4 train in the Bronx is the Woodlawn station, which is in the Norwood section at Jerome and Bainbridge avenues. It sits across from the last stop for over 300,000 New Yorkers at Woodlawn Cemetery. The National Historic Landmark was established in 1863 by prominent New Yorkers looking for an […]

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Wake County wants feedback on 3 new nature preserves

People (and dogs) kayak at Robertson Millpond Nature Preserve. Wake County Wake County is doubling its number of nature preserves and wants to know what residents want. Nature preserves have passive uses – think hiking, bird watching, horseback riding – unlike a traditional park with ball fields and playgrounds. Three nature preserves are in the […]

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Appalachian Trail memories surface as you approach the Colorado Trail hike

As my Colorado Trail (CT) hike’s start date nears, I find myself staring in the rear view mirror at how profoundly life-changing my 2018 Appalachian Trail (AT) hike has been. Whenever I think of my journey, Lord Huron’s song “Meet Me in the Woods” comes to mind. Specifically, the line where Ben Schneider sings, “I […]

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Baptist church revives abandoned East Poestenkill hiking trails

EAST POESTENKILL – East Poestenkill First Baptist Church is a proud country church with a website that displays a photo of a congregation member being baptized in a clear mountain stream surrounded by green rushes, goldenrod and wildflowers – delicate, snowy Queen Anne’s lace and purple bellflowers. The beautiful photo was taken by Heather Nelson, […]

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Cape Cod offers many swimming options for residents and visitors

Looking to beat the heat on Cape Cod? The coastline calls, all 560 miles of it. Cape Town generally has three shoreline options. Cape Cod Bay has calmer waters and spacious low tides. There are much fiercer waves on the Atlantic Ocean side. Nantucket Sound, the south side of Cape Cod, also tends to be […]

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$1 million in COVID relief funds go to Hastings Y for walking trail

HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) – Hastings City Council has voted unanimously to designate COVID relief money to the Hastings Family YMCA. The money will be used to build a walking/running track at the “Y”. It’s now a formal agreement between the City of Hastings, Adams County and the YMCA, where Hastings will provide $750,000 in American […]

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Imagine the Perfect North Fork Park

North Fork is full of public parks. Beaches, sports facilities, playgrounds, hiking trails – collectively there is something for everyone at the parks in the towns of Southold and Riverhead. But imagine for a moment that we could take the best feature of each to create a single megapark with all the amenities you would […]

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9 p.m. in New York

I’ve been in full go mode since Trail Days. Wake up at 5:30 a.m., leave at 6:15 a.m., hike 10 miles, eat lunch, hike 10 miles, settle in, eat, sleep. Repeat. And I really enjoyed constantly pushing myself that way day in and day out. Hiking like this is the physical and mental challenge I […]

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Outdoor recreation opportunities lure adventurers

Some of Hillsdale County’s best kept secrets are barely visible from public roads and the opportunities for recreational activities are never far away. Explorers frequent the historic and mystical caves in the State of the Lost Nations game area where outlaw Silas Doty once hid with stolen horses in the 1800s. And hikers enjoy miles […]

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City of Pueblo takes steps to improve Lake Minnequa bike paths and hiking trails

PUEBLO, Colo. (KRDO) – The City of Pueblo is working to improve Lake Minnequa, transforming the space for cyclists and hikers. Officials say it’s part of a larger plan to make the city’s trail network more connected. According to the Pueblo Department of Public Works, the new Lake Minnequa Link Trail Project will construct a […]

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Governor Dunleavy vetoes $10.5 million for Alaska Long Trail project

A runner descends the Crow Pass Trail, part of the Historic Iditarod Trail, a route Alaska Long Trail supporters say the trail would take. (Lex Treinen/Alaska Public Media) Governor Mike Dunleavy’s vetoes to the state budget last week included a cut of about $10.5 million in funding for the Alaska Long Trail project. The project […]

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Arlette Laan will soon be the first hiker to hike all 11 National Scenic Trails

In about a week, a Massachusetts woman is expected to reach the eastern end of the Wisconsin Ice Age Trail, becoming the first hiker to complete all 11 U.S. National Scenic Trails. Arlette Laan, whose trail name is “Apple Pie,” had about 200 miles remaining on the 1,200-mile trail last week. Once she reaches the […]

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To take a walk! The final leg of the Cherry Creek Regional Trail will be underway soon

Construction begins in July and will be complete by Memorial Day 2023 For many in Douglas County, the Cherry Creek Regional Trail is our backyard connection to a quiet evening stroll, listening to the birds chirping while watching the cottonwoods dance at dusk. For others, the trail is a […]

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Four glamping holidays inspired by nature, all in comfort

Glamping offers an experience that no hotel can provide. Ventana Big Sur, a resort town in Alila As the name suggests, glamping combines glamor and camping, where breathtaking nature meets modern luxury. According glamping.com, some call it luxury camping, while others call it glamorous camping. For many outdoor enthusiasts across the country, experiential travel is […]

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Summit Metro Parks plans to connect Summit and Portage counties via Freedom Trail

Two major trails in Summit and Portage counties are connected, linking two of the region’s largest universities and allowing Portage County to connect directly to the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath. Summit Metro Parks plans to connect Summit County’s Freedom Trail from the trailhead at 1324 Middlebury Road – where Tallmadge, Stow, Brimfield Township and […]

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Jackson man travels US to raise money for Wyoming food bank

CASPER, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) – A U.S. Navy veteran and Jackson resident has spent the past two months hiking from Delaware to Wyoming. Its goal is to raise awareness and funds to support the Wyoming Food Bank. “JJ therefore brought in enough food to provide food for over 9,000 meals for Wyoming residents facing […]

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France caps the number of visitors to the creeks of Marseille

Published on: 06/26/2022 – 18:38 Marseilles (AFP) – Two popular coves in the “Calanques” region near Marseille, among the top attractions in the south of France, saw visitor numbers capped on Sunday for the first time to protect their fragile ecosystem. The coast between Marseille and Cassis is home to France’s best-known calanques, centuries-old rock […]

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Katy’s Rick Rice Park Adds New Games to Walking Path

Rick Rice Park, a 13-acre green space with amenities that include Francesca’s Garden, the CanCare Pavilion and Veterans Memorial Plaza, has added new games to its half-mile trail, including a set of jump prints model, two hopscotch patterns, and a preview tutorial of the “tree” yoga pose, officials shared in a June 20 press release. […]

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Where to find an epic adventure in the best small villages in Europe

For American travelers, the lifting of the COVID test requirement to re-enter the United States this summer is good news. Free from the worries of being detained or a costly quarantine overseas, travelers are thinking big when planning their first international trip in years. The European “big three” – London, Paris and Rome – are […]

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Best Danner Hiking Boots | WJHL

Which Danner hiking shoes are the best? Since the 1930s, Danner has been making some of the most durable, highest quality boots available. A favorite among long-distance backpackers and casual hikers, Danner hiking boots are a staple in the world of outdoor clothing. While Danner hiking boots aren’t necessarily the most budget-friendly, their durable craftsmanship […]

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$250 million plan progresses to develop New Jersey’s most-visited state park

TRENTON — Liberty State Park on the Jersey City waterfront, New Jersey’s most-visited state park, could be in for a major years-long overhaul under a bill being advanced in the ‘Legislative Assembly. The issue of what kind of development to allow or block in Liberty State Park has long been debated and is suddenly gaining […]

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Summer programs in full swing at the James V. Brown Library | News, Sports, Jobs

Summer is here and the James V. Brown Library is in full swing with programs for all ages, not only on-site at the library, but at community parks, hiking trails and playgrounds. “So yesterday, Wednesday, it was at Kids’ United Playground in Cochran. Every week they choose a different one within […]

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This Kentucky family park is the perfect day trip

When you’re looking for a day of unplugged fun in nature, there’s no better place in Kentucky than the Bernheim Arboretum. Kentucky’s ultimate family park, Bernheim has it all: an arboretum, hiking trails (including a canopy walk!), an epic playground for the kids, and even giants! If you’re looking for […]

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This is where you’ll soon be able to find local produce and crafts in Houston’s Energy Corridor.

The Energy Corridor District Farmer’s Market closed as the pandemic took hold more than two years ago, but the area will soon have a new place to buy local produce, artisan breads and more. A new Farmer’s Market is set to launch on Thursday, June 30 near the Kroger Mall in Briar Forest and Eldridge. […]

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Wild in the city – richmondmagazine.com

The James River Park System comprises over 600 acres and encompasses a range of unique urban leisure destinations, attracting nearly 2 million visitors each year. Inside the park boundaries, you’ll see expert whitewater kayakers navigating Class III and IV rapids while rock climbers scale an old train trestle under Manchester Bridge. Hikers, runners, and mountain […]

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Chaplain takes a new route to serve hikers on the Appalachian Trail | Community

Carolyn R. Wilson | Special for the Bristol Herald Courier DAMASCUS, Va. — Brad Sasser’s idea of ​​serving people may be a little different from most pastors. Three years ago, Sasser traded his pulpit for a different mission field, among the evergreens and majestic waterfalls along the trails of the Appalachian Trail. Sasser, 41, is […]

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Juneau community members come together to repair trails on National Trails Day

Trail Mix, Inc. staff member Laib Allensworth and volunteers Dave Haas and Dan Parks working on Lemon Creek Trail. June 4, 2022. (Photo by Yvonne Krumrey/KTOO) Last weekend on National Trails Day, a Juneau trail maintenance nonprofit gave residents a chance to give back to the trails that have helped them stay connected to nature […]

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Your Michigan Beach Getaway: Check Out These Gems

As summer approaches, we asked Jill Halpin, founder and “Chief Beach Officer” of the My Michigan Beach website, to share some of her favorite beaches in the Great Lakes State, in an effort to reveal some hidden gems. Beach: natural beauty “One of the most beautiful natural beaches is nestled on Lake Huron in Negwegon […]

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Virginia Forest Preserves a Nature Lover’s Last Wish | Travel

Roger Black of the Rivanna Conservation Alliance admires a towering red oak tree in Virginia’s Scheier Nature Area. Jeremy Cox In this age of explosive state and national park attendance, the concept of getting away to somewhere off the beaten path has a new appeal. Exhibit A: the natural area of ​​Scheier. This 100-acre preserve […]

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Idaho Trails Association volunteers perform trail maintenance in Idaho

BOISE, Idaho – Saturday marked the 30th anniversary of National Trails Day and here in Idaho, volunteers got to work improving trails across the Gem State. The Idaho Trails Association is a nonprofit organization with three full-time employees. So she relies on volunteers who spent National Trails Day working on four different trails in Idaho. […]

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10 places in Maine to hike with your dog

This story was originally published in September 2013. Ever since my dog ​​Oreo came into my life, new questions come to mind every day. And during our short time together, we’ve already found a number of beautiful and fun trails to explore. The following 10 places are just a few examples of the many wilderness […]

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My SOBO AT Thru-hike Gear List

The only thing more exciting than deciding to hike is realizing that it gives you an excuse to upgrade your gear. Before I start covering the gear I take, I want to give some basic information. I have been hiking for about 10 years. Over the years, my gear choices and overall quality have changed […]

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8 Alternatives to Hiking the Banana Pancake Trail

The Banana Pancake Trail is a popular hiking route through Southeast Asia, perfect for first-time travelers. It’s a well traveled path with plenty of other backpackers to meet along the way, plenty of affordable accommodation options and exciting experiences in multiple countries. It is a must for all avid travelers at least once in their […]

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Dan McCaslin: Hike along the Jesusita Trail to Inspiration Point and Tunnel Road | Outside

The Jesusita Trail is one of the few frontcountry hikes in Santa Barbara County that starts out a little downhill before climbing, as most frontcountry trails are steeply uphill from the start. This seven-mile hike begins at the Cater Santa Barbara Water Treatment Plant at 1150 San Roque Road, above Foothill Road, and ends at […]

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2 hikers rescued after injuries on remote Nova Scotia trail – Halifax

Two hikers were injured on a remote trail in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, and were rescued during a multi-agency operation last weekend. In a statement, RCMP said officers in Cheticamp received a report of two injured hikers on the Pollett’s Cove trail near Pleasant Bay around 5:45 p.m. on May 21. “RCMP officers, Pleasant Bay […]

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2 hikers rescued from Resurrection Pass Trail near Cooper Landing

By Anchorage Daily News Update: 4 hours ago Published: 4 hours ago Two hikers were rescued this week from the Resurrection Pass Trail on the Kenai Peninsula, after authorities said they had lost their orientation and encountered more snow than expected. Alaska State Troopers were notified around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday that two people were hiking […]

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South America’s old unknown path

Much of the forest hike, like the larger statewide route, is symbolic – a best estimate of where the original route might have been, though there is more certainty on some stretches, especially where historical maps and archaeological sites exist. This region of southwestern Brazil has been a hotbed of archaeological excavations since the 1970s […]

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10 of the most dangerous hiking trails in the world

Everyone likes to take a nice walk in the forest or on the beach. Some of us go even further and hit hiking trails to test our physical limits. The thrill of a dangerous hike gets the adrenaline pumping and the blood pumping. There are hikes where if you miss a step you could even […]

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Six people rescued on Phoenix hiking trails this week

Six people were rescued in six separate incidents on local hiking trails this week, according to reports from the Phoenix Fire Department. On Saturday morning, firefighters rescued a 28-year-old woman who had overheated while hiking the National Trail in South Mountain Park and Preserve. Crews were called around 9am and found the woman at the […]

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Springdale EAST students create a storytelling walk in Murphy’s Park

SPRINGDALE – A new story walk at Murphy Park is designed to encourage children to read and spend more time outdoors being active. The walk, which features the pages of a book mounted on wooden panels spread throughout the park, was unveiled Friday to a group of third graders from Westwood Elementary School. The project […]

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Tips for Planning a Trip to Mount Rainier National Park

Thomas Franta/Getty Images Ohanapecosh River 5. Ohanapecosh and Stevens Canyon (southeast): This area is home to lighter crowds, waterfalls, boxwood canyons and towering ancient trees. Its entrance also closes when the weather intensifies, but it’s usually open from late May to early November. Where to stay and eat Heaven. From May to early October, check […]

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Victor’s AT Hike – The Trek

The long path I feel like I’ve been preparing my whole life for a hike on the Appalachian Trail: first forays on the AT in Pennsylvania as a boy scout, then organizing spring break hikes with high school friends. , end of year AT hike with my dorm buddies at the University of Delaware, followed […]

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Which of the world’s island getaways is right for you?

2. Galapagos, Ecuador Ideal for wildlife watchers Follow in Darwin’s footsteps and explore this biodiverse volcanic archipelago where blue-footed boobies nest on the ground, flightless cormorants leap from rock to rock, penguins play and marine iguanas bask in the sun. While most tours take in a variety of islands, the largest, Isabela, is home to […]

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Duo accused of shooting Bronx man on NJ hiking trail

NEWARK, NJ (1010 WINS) — Two men, including a 71-year-old man, have been charged with the murder of a Bronx man who was found shot dead on a New Jersey hiking trail in March, the Essex County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday. Michael Verdel, 71, of the Bronx, and Posley Sulaiman, 31, of Detroit, face […]