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  • Sawhill Ponds, Boulder
    Hiking in Boulder: Sawhill Ponds
    If you like ponds, then plan a stroll around Sawhill Ponds in Boulder. While I saw at least a dozen ponds on my wall, the park’s website says it actually has 18 ponds.Sawhill Ponds is on the east side of Boulder, near 75th Street and Valmont...
  • LGNC trail
    Winter hiking at the LGNC
    The Lehigh Gap Nature Center (LGNC) is located just north of Slatington between the Appalachian Trail and the Lehigh River along the Kittatinny Ridge (Blue Mountain). This 750-acre refuge was once mostly a barren wasteland caused by industrial...
  • Border Line Trail overlook, Staunton State Park
    Hiking at Staunton State Park: Border Line Trail via Staunton Ranch Trail
    Looking at the map of Staunton State Park, I spy one trail I haven't hiked -- Border Line Trail. The trail is on the north side of the park and getting there takes a hike of 2.7 miles (via Old Mill Trail), 2.8 miles (via Staunton Ranch Trail)...
  • Ten hikes for Super Bowl XLIX Party calorie burning!
    Ten hikes for Super Bowl XLIX Party calorie burning!
    Patriots. Seahawks. Beer. Burgers. Fries. Pizza. Hot dogs. More beer. Katy Perry.Needless to say, all of the above will be present in force on Sunday, February 1st for Super Bowl 49. Many people reading this will be attending a Super Bowl party,...
  • Vancouver Washington Parks and Trails Guide Available
    Vancouver Washington’s new trails and park guide now available
    If you enjoy easy-to-walk or bike trails and beautiful parks, you’ll enjoy exploring Vancouver, Washington’s parks and trails using two new maps, developed by the Vancouver Parks and Recreation Department.The Guide to Parks, Trails and...
  • Hiking in Pennsylvania
    PA Game Commission removes state game lands use articles from voting agenda
    Just days before their first quarterly meeting of 2015, the Pennsylvania Game Commission Board has removed two articles from their agenda that relate to non-hunting use of state game lands. In a press release, the Game Commission announced that...
  • Allandale Woods Rock Pond in Summer
    Boston residents invited to come out for a fun winter hike in Allandale Woods
    The Boston Natural Areas Network is inviting the public to come out and take part in their upcoming Wilds Exploration snowshoe walk and winter hike. This is an event that will appeal to plant enthusiasts , hikers and nature lovers alike.The event...
  • Add these Chattanooga area hikes to the 2015 calendar
    Add these Chattanooga area hikes to the 2015 calendar
    The Chattanooga, Tennessee area is a hiker’s haven. The landscape is dotted with trails for every level of hiker, from paved, easy trails to difficult and ambitious excursions. View the above Slideshow for photos of some great regional hikes...
  • Lost Turkey Trail Head
    Pennsylvania Game Commission to tackle two non-hunting topics
    The Pennsylvania State Game Commissioners will be holding their first quarterly meeting of the year in Harrisburg beginning on Sunday, January 25 to tackle 2015-16 hunting regulations. While it may not seem that this will have any impact on non...
  • Armadillo LT Gaiters
    How to keep your feet dry while hiking – Armadillo style
    If you like walking/hiking in the snow, chances are you would rather the white stuff not get in your shoes or boots. Ever tried using rubber bands to keep your pants legs tight around your ankle? Yeah, doesn’t work so well.Armadillo LT...
  • Hiking Yoga Group does asanas front of San Francisco's Saints Peter and Paul Church
    Dynamic duo: Yoga meets hiking
    Some sixteen hikers energetically climbed steep hills and steps catching their breath as they finally reached a most memorable view of San Francisco’s scenic bay and stunning skyline from Coit Tower. This was not your normal hike, though....
  • Permits required for trail users
    PGC to decide on prohibiting SGL use and requiring permit for non-hunters
    At its quarterly meeting on Tuesday, January 27th the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) has many regulations to discuss and vote on. Two important regulations would affect many non-hunters. One is to prohibit non-hunting activities on PA state...
  • Point Reyes Shoreline
    Free Admission on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to National Parks
    Looking for a fun activity for Martin Luther King Jr. Day? How about visiting a local national park for a hike or picnic?There are 405 national parks, of which only 133 charge an admission fee. On Martin Luther King Day, all of these national...
  • Falls Creek Falls, Winter View
    A Winter Hike to Falls Creek Falls
    Falls Creek Falls Trail is rated “Difficult” but should be rated "Tough." Falls Creek Falls is rated “Spectacular” but, in winter, should be rated higher. Any waterfall you’ve visited during warm weather is...
  • Open abandone mine
    An elderly man stuck in a dirt hole for 24-hours
    Columbia, California--An elderly man had a scary 24-hours stuck in a dirt hole in Columbia, California, according to Cal-Fire officials.This incident happen at the Marble Quarry on Yankee Hill Road near Columbia, California. The 85-year old man...