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Some traumatized Pennsylvania veterans heal with the power of nature

ALLENTOWN, PA (AP) – Mario Kovach was standing at the start of a trail near Hawk Mountain the other day, with the Appalachian Trail stretching all the way to Maine in one direction and Georgia in the other and a perfect blue sky shedding sunshine. over everything – a red car parked by the side […]

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Hood Mountain Regional Park partially reopens for the first time since the Glass fire

Hikers, mountain bikers and horse riders are back at Hood Mountain Regional Park for the first time since last fall’s glass fire that burned down the popular park and open space reserve. Only a small chunk of the 2,000-acre Sonoma Valley park is open to the public, but it at least offers visitors an opportunity […]

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Local dog survives falling off ledge of upper hiking trail

GRAND MARAIS, Minn.– Minnesota native Julian Stanke and his girlfriend Amanda went for a hike on the Superior Hiking Trail in Cook County on Sunday afternoon. When they stopped for a photo a mile and a half from the hike, their dog Bogi slipped off his leash and ran away. After almost two hours, and […]

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Land Trust unveils Booth Pond hiking trails

2/6/2021 Members of the North Smithfield Land Trust, supporters and city officials gather to officially dedicate the trails in the Booth Pond Conservation Area on Thursday, May 27. Pictured left, Bill and Linda Frye, Vice President of Land Trust Brian VanHouwe, Director of Public Works Raymond Pendergast, Caroly Shumway, Treasurer Carol Ayala, Board Member Sandy […]

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2-Week Luxury Tour of United States National Parks including Yosemite and the Grand Canyon

Private planes will transport you from park to park and the best guides will take you off the beaten track, always a challenge in the parks. And for all of Aman’s junkies, we have two trips planned. (The photo above is of Lake Powell, created in 1963 by the controversial Glen Canyon flooding. It is […]

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Lawson Trail reopens at Hood Mountain | Press releases | Learn

Pythian Road and Lawson Trail are safe for public access as crews continue to repair the rest of the burnt down park Holy Rose, California – June 1, 2021 – Outdoor enthusiasts will once again be able to hike, cycle or cycle in parts of Hood Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve this summer […]

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Explore Knightdale with Walking Trails, Treats & BBQ :: WRAL.com

By Sydney Franklin, WRAL Multiplatform Producer Knightdale, North Carolina – Knightdale, which is just 9 miles from downtown Raleigh, offers options for all ages to explore a new city without having to drive far. If you’re looking for a bite to eat, stop by Prime Barbeque. The restaurant, located at 403 Knightdale Station Run, is […]

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Police seek advice after child’s body is found near hiking trail outside Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) – Police are calling on anyone with information to come forward after a hiker found the body of a child, believed to be 10, near a trail outside Las Vegas . “We need all of your help and the support and help from the community in this matter,” Lt. Ray Spencer of […]

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Dora receives $ 268,755 for runway lights; comes short for the full path

DORA – Dora City Council agreed on Thursday to accept the Recreational Trails Program grant – although much less than expected – for lights along its walking, running and biking trail, which may strain the city ​​to leave the end of the trail off until it can find more funding. Councilor Randy Spears was absent. […]

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Cedar Point Award Contract for Park Pier, Performs First Reduction in Request for State Grant for Kayak Launch | New

CEDAR STITCH – The Town of Cedar Point has awarded a $ 89,000 contract to Bobby Cahoon Marine Construction of Grantsboro to construct a new wharf to replace a dilapidated structure at Boathouse Creek Walking Trails Park. City manager David Rief, during his monthly report to commissioners at their Tuesday meeting at city hall, said […]

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Where to find 6 gorgeous Michigan sand dunes for your next vacation

Michigan’s sand dunes come in many forms, from soft, sloping shoulders of sand to expanses of white gold so vast they can be seen from space. They can be home to rare and endangered wildlife, anchor peaceful beach days, serve as a backdrop for beautiful hikes, and in some cases, provide scenery for unbeatable off-road […]

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Discover natural beauty on regional hiking trails | Lifestyles

Northeastern Pennsylvanians don’t have to look far beyond their backyards for adventure. Hiking trails wind through the region, from wetlands to mountains and everywhere in between, and range from difficult trails for more experienced hikers to easy routes for those just starting out. And along the way, hikers can spot wildlife and marvel at the […]

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What hiking the Appalachian Trail looks like, according to a viral TikToker

If you’ve ever dreamed of pulling a Wild and as you hike the Pacific Crest Trail, you’ll enjoy the virtual hiker escape TikTok, a hashtag with over 16 million views. With bear spray, a Diva Cup, and a pack full of dehydrated meals, these hikers traverse difficult trails over weeks or months, documenting everything to […]

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Mount. Bachelor plans new hiking and biking trail to summit

Mount. The Bachelor Ski Resort is moving forward with plans to build a new 5.5 mile hiking and mountain biking trail that will loop from the base of the mountain to the top. The ski resort’s proposal also includes plans to create better access for a snowcat to groom more ski trails and the addition […]

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Honolulu firefighters save hikers on Pali Noches and Waimano trails

The Honolulu Fire Department saved three hikers today, including one who had passed out on a trail. HFD received a 911 call around 3:54 PM today after two hikers struggled on the Pali Notches trail. Four HFD units, with 12 personnel, responded and the first unit arrived on the scene at approximately 4:07 p.m. Two […]

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Caribbean Travel: Saba Reopens and Ready to Introduce Island: Travel Weekly

Saba, the tiny volcanic island southwest of St. Maarten, which has just reopened its borders, looks set to capture travelers with a focus on safety, outdoor adventures, and a host of new offerings. “With almost the entire population of 1,900 [residents] vaccinated and as we focus on natural beauty, Saba is one of the safest […]

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Study: Popular Glacier Trails See Significant Increase in Use

An ongoing study of trail use in Glacier National Park highlights the use of some of the park’s most popular trails as another busy tourist season approaches. Compared to data collected in 2012, attendance at Avalanche Lake has increased by around 80%, from 864 visitors per day in 2012 to 1,572 in 2019 – the […]

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Dreaming about the new Tri-Lakes multi-use public recreational trail

I recently hiked the section of the Remsen to Lake Placid Railroad Corridor from where it crosses the old military road near the Lake Placid Fire Hall to where the hiking trail of the Scarface mountain crosses the tracks. It is one but over four miles. The rails were removed, and there were little piles […]

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Arkansas man charged with cutting trees on Ouachita National Recreation Trail to get lake view from his home

Posted: May 21, 2021 / 10:31 p.m. CDT / Update: May 21, 2021 / 10:36 p.m. CDT ROLAND, Ark. – The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office launched an investigation after hikers noticed nearly 100 trees on a national trail had been illegally cut. “There are dead branches everywhere and these trees – some of them won’t […]

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Wild Rose Trail, North Salt Lake’s smoothest hike

A short hike with little elevation but great views is great for kids, new hikers (Photo courtesy of Anthony L. Solis) | Bright yellow balsamroot blossoms dot the foothills around which the Wild Rose Loop Trail winds in North Salt Lake City on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. | May 21, 2021, 3:00 p.m. | Update: […]

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Honolulu firefighters perform 2 mountain rescues after sunset

Posted: May 20, 2021 / 8:58 AM HST / Update: May 20, 2021 / 8:58 a.m. HST HONOLULU (KHON2) – The Honolulu Fire Department conducted mountain rescues Tuesday May 18 and Wednesday May 19 for hikers lost after sunset. HFD officials say the incidents occurred at Crouching Lion Trail and Maunawili Falls Trail. Get the […]

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RELATED: Walking Florida Along the Mohawk Trail

A bridge over the Mohawk Trail in Greenfield, Massachusetts. Photo courtesy of Yankee Magazine / Ernst Krenger About Connections: Love it or hate it, the story is a map. Those who hate history find it unimportant; many who love history think it’s escape. In truth, history is the clearest road map for how we got […]

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CASEY: Readers write about railways in the Roanoke area | Local News

He is right; the fall spring shown on a trail map I viewed is the community rather than the waterfall, which is several miles east of the trail. Bowen noted that the best access to Falling Spring waterfall is the view of the United States 220 miles north of Covington. Incidentally, he added, its water […]

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Turkey hunter who shot jogger in St. Charles County violated regulations, officials say | Saint Charles

Mike Petty, 35, of Wentzville, walks the Lewis and Clark Trail with his dogs, Bella and Drogs on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in the Weldon Spring Conservation Area. On May 8, 2021, a jogger was shot dead in the area by a turkey hunter. (Jesse Bogan, [email protected]) WELDON SPRING – According to an incident report […]

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As summer warms up, check out cool waterfalls in the upstate

Over the past year, many people have discovered the wonders of the outdoors as the pandemic forced them to find new ways to have fun and be entertained with their families. In the upstate, state parks have seen weekend camping reservations fill up quickly thanks to a combination of COVID-19 restrictions and the large number […]

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Hike: Twilight Trail

MEDFORD, Ore — Sometimes a hike sounds like fun, but the thought of the whole trip can hold you back. The beauty of southern Oregon is that there are hikes minutes away. This week’s hike is perfect for a morning run, or even a late night walk with the dog. The Twilight Trail to the […]

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The best trails to see cicadas

“],” filter “: {” nextExceptions “:” img, blockquote, div “,” nextContainsExceptions “:” img, blockquote “}}”> The cicadas are coming. Across swathes of the eastern United States, Brood X’s buzzing nymphs crawl en masse out of the burrows they have lived in for the past 17 years, anchoring themselves to trees and opening their ancient exoskeletons […]

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After rescuing 2 stranded hikers, Weber Co. SAR shares safety tips

WEBER COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – On Monday afternoon, the Weber County Search and Rescue Service responded to a call for two hikers stranded on steep terrain on the Ben Lomond trails. Today one of the lifeguards has some safety tips for fellow hikers getting ready to enjoy the great weather and even better trails. Hot […]

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State parks ready to welcome the “staycation” crowd | New

As Memorial Day weekend approaches, those who have yet to make plans can enjoy one of the area’s state parks. Natural Falls State Park has one of the most scenic grounds in the area, with a 77-foot waterfall cascading through rock formations. It draws guests from all over the state year round, but on holiday […]

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The Recorder – ‘Karl Quackenbush Trail’ in Warwick named after the late local outdoor enthusiast

WARWICK – The Hockanum Hill Observation Trail is renamed in honor of the late Karl Quackenbush, an outdoor enthusiast, member of the Planning Council and founding member of the Warwick Lands Trails Study Group. Bradley Compton, a member of the Warwick Lands Trails Study Group, spoke about Quackenbush in a meeting with the Selectboard earlier […]

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7 best day trips to the island from Athens, Greece

With so many islands to choose from, it’s often thought that in order to have a Greek island experience, one has to travel far from Athens by plane. This is not necessarily true, however. The Saronic Islands lie in the Aegean Sea, known as the Saronic Gulf, between Athens and the northeast coast of the […]

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Bill proposes to fund the removal of the Ha’iku stairs

One of Oahu’s most popular and illegal hiking trails may not be around for much longer. Honolulu City Council introduced a bill that would fund $ 1 million to the Urban Forestry Division to remove the HaÊ»iku Stairs, commonly known as Stairway to Heaven. The very elevated trail offers a panoramic view of Windward OÊ»ahu, […]

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The Oregon Coast Trail is the strangest hike ever

“],” filter “: {” nextExceptions “:” img, blockquote, div “,” nextContainsExceptions “:” img, blockquote “}}”> I walked through a tidy residential area for a mile and a half before pulling out my phone to check the GPS. As I tried to find my bearings, a man standing in front of his manicured lawn looked at […]

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What to do when encountering young wild animals in the Hudson Valley

Spring has officially arrived and we may encounter young or newborn wild animals on or around our properties. Here is what to do during these meetings. If you come across young or newborn wild animals there are a few things you should know. Although the young animal may appear abandoned, it is very likely that […]

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A recovering ecosystem at the Bear Valley Trail

A hike along the newly reopened Bear Valley Trail in Point Reyes National Seashore, closed for nine months after last summer’s log fire, offers many signs of nature’s healing: a woodpecker drumming on a blackened tree, wildflowers basking in pockets of sun and a lingering smell of charcoal in the air. “It’s beautiful. I missed […]

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Discover Washington: Mount Rainier | The Seattle Times

An active volcano 14,410 feet above sea level. The highest restaurant in the state. Wildlife, views and flowers. And plenty of places to sleep, whether you dream of an A-frame Airbnb shaded by the forest or a chic-rustic cabin. This road trip takes you to Mount Rainier, the region’s premier natural destination. As the snow […]

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Prepare for the hike! The Seattle Trailhead Direct shuttle service returns in June.

Through Seattle Times reporter Trailhead Direct, a transit service to the trails, will be back on June 5, King County Metro announced Tuesday. The popular shuttle service will take passengers to the Issaquah Alps and Mount Si on weekends and holidays until September 26. According to King County Metro, masks will be required on board […]

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BWCAW Trail Nonstop Run Aims To Raise Awareness

Alex Falconer hopes to be the first known person to complete a continuous run of the Kekekabic and Border Route trails in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area wilderness. Falconer, from Eden Prairie, Minnesota, will start on May 22 at the end of the Gunflint Trail of the 110-mile combined route through what can be a […]

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Search continues in Rhea County for missing man and dog

Contributed Photo / Curtis Dustin Williams, a native of North Carolina, in his 40s, went missing with his dog on Monday, May 10, 2021, in the Laurel-Snow State Natural Area, north of Dayton, Tennessee. Rhea County authorities are getting help from state and neighboring agencies in the search for a hiker who went missing Monday […]