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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 […]