Hiking is an activity enjoyed by millions of visitors to America’s vast national park lands. Overall, the risk of being injured or killed while visiting the parks is very low according to the National Park Service.Yet, the legend of lost hikers who have disappeared without a trace remains a mystery.
Vale Trail 7 in the Vale of Glamorgan will take you on a journey through time. Neolithic burial chambers, Edwardian gardens, supernatural legends and rural farmland can all be found within this 12km circular country walk.
The 100 Acre Wood Preserve in Houston offers hikers and mountain bikers a place of natural beauty that includes wetlands, forests, and some open prairie.
I have made the trek up Mt. LeConte every year for the last six years. This is an interpretive photographic journal of some of the most recent hikes and should not be construed as a trail map.
A calming 'figure of eight' walk that includes a glacial valley, wooded ravine and quiet countryside. Vale Trail 6 in the Vale of Glamorgan, south Wales, gives you the opportunity to explore an iron age fort, the ancient history of Dinas Powys and perhaps even the occasional leaping salmon...
A beautiful coastline, ancient woodlands and over 2,000 years of history can all be discovered on this fascinating 4.5mile trail in Vale of Glamorgan, the southernmost county of Cymru.
The Vale of Glamorgan in South Wales is an idyllic, historic county and a fantastic place to walk. A mixture of tourist hotspots, quiet countryside and a beautiful 60km coastline, there is much to explore in this fascinating part of Wales.
At 18, I decided to hike as much of the awe-inspiring 870 miles of the Wales Coast Path in the short time I had at my disposal. After over 500 miles and £1,400 raised for charity, there was much I learned. Here's a guide of things to remember when planning your trip around the Wales Coast Path!
Information and photos of Lory State Park in Fort Collins, Colorado. A recreation area located between the Front Range mountains and Horsetooth Reservoir.
Description and photos of the hike to Bierstadt Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.
Seeking a way to get out and enjoy the outdoors while maintaining COVID-19 Social Distancing my wife and I drove to the nearby San Pedro River to hike. While hiking we found caterpillars raining down from trees. The result was a great photo opportunity & chance to learn about tent caterpillars.
Cheaha is located in the Talladega National Forest in Clay County, Alabama. While Talladega, Alabama is more well known for its motorcar speedway, the roaring sounds of racing men are seldom heard in this pristine wilderness.
One of the nice things about the wide open spaces that living in western United States offers is the chance to get out and enjoy the great outdoors while still maintaining the social distance needed to help control the spread of the COCID-19 also known as the Coronavirus. A hike in the mountains is
If you're looking for a remote weekend chock-full of waterfalls, hiking, and/or climbing, you'll like Weekend Trip #10.
On our first day in the Daniel Boone National Forest, we knew we had to see the Red River Gorge and Natural Bridges State Park.
Shelby County, Tennessee has an abundance of walking and biking trails just waiting for you. So, why not get out, get some exercise, and enjoy nature at its best.
Not far away from the noisy tourist areas there are still bits of the real Spain to be found, including by walking through the mountain villages of Alpujarra.
Red River Gorge, in east-central Kentucky, boasts spectacular rock features; particularly arches, and can be enjoyed year-round for hiking, camping, and canoeing. We personally enjoy overnight backpacking treks and love climbing to the top of the famous "Cloud Splitter". Keep reading to learn more!
With a wide variety of hiking opportunities, Southern California is a great place to experience the outdoors. Read on to discover the best, most challenging, and most underappreciated hikes in and around San Diego, CA.
A trip report from our hike to the summits of Mount Marcy, Mount Skylight and Gray Mountain on July 18, 2019. Marcy is the highest mountain in New York while Skylight is fourth and Gray stands at seventh. All three are part of the Adirondack 46 Hiking Challenge.
Breathtaking sights you do not want to miss out on during your visit at Hanging Rock State Park.
A four-day hike on the Bruce Trail on Ontario's Bruce Peninsula. I went 72 miles in four days. I wanted to see how fast I could go on mixed terrain.
Visit one of the strangest rock formations in the western hemisphere. Make the Bisti Badlands a must see during your next trip to New Mexico and have an otherworldly experience.
Altitude can be an issue when visiting northern New Mexico. This hike easy hike will help you acclimate. It is also a great hike for those on a tight schedule.
Mount St. Helens is a beautiful and challenging hike. Here are 5 things you should know before you plan your trip.
5 things you want to bring with you on a hike that you won't find on a hiking essentials list.
Read about a Christmas that can be 'white' but has nothing to do with snow!
Due to the cancellation of my 30-year class reunion weekend, we made a last-minute decision to turn lemons to lemonade, fill our backpacks, and head out on our first Appalachian Trail section hike! It was an amazing 42-mile weekend!
A trip report from our hike to the mountains of Colvin and Blake in the Adirondacks of Upstate, New York. Colvin and Blake are two of the mountains in the Adirondack Forty-Six Challenge, which consists of forty-six mountains above (or just below) 4,000 feet in the Adirondack Park.
If you want a clean, well-maintained, quiet place to camp with your tent or RV, Iron Ridge Campground is your place. If you want well-cleared, moderately tough trails to hike/run, the Lakeshore Trail that starts from the campground is the perfect complement to a relaxing, yet adventurous getaway.