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Scroll your way through our most recent adventures for trip reports, trail descriptions, and photos of our latest and greatest hiking quests.
McAfee Knob, a rock protrusion resembling a diving board, juts out from the side of Catawba Mountain high above Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains... Read more
Watkins Glen State Park, one of the premier destinations in New York’s Finger Lakes Region, provides hikers with an intimate look at the dark, moisture laden hanging valley that has been twisted and carved by Glen Creek... Read more
Acadia National Park, the crown jewel of the North Atlantic coast, protects the natural beauty and abundant biodiversity of Maine’s rugged Mount Desert Island, Isle au Haut, and the Schoodic Peninsula... Read more
Glen Ellis Falls, a picturesque horsetail cascade, plunges over 60 feet into a deep green pool within the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire... Read more
Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge, a beautiful peninsula surrounded by the Sakonnet River, Sachuest Bay, Rhode Island Sound, and the Atlantic Ocean, provides the hiker with breathtaking coastal views, plentiful bird watching, and 3 miles of trails... Read more
Silver Sands State Park, a beachfront park along Connecticut’s Long Island Sound and Milford Harbor, showcases the area’s beautiful natural beaches, tidal marshland, sand dunes, a wading bird rookery, and an offshore island – Charles Island... Read more
Mount Tammany, a sought after summit in the state of New Jersey, sits perched 1,526 feet above the Delaware River... Read more
Cape Henlopen State Park, located in southern Delaware, where the Atlantic Ocean meets Delaware Bay, protects a wide variety of landscapes, including wooded maritime forests, WWII history, undulating sand dunes, Atlantic coast beaches, and salt marsh wetlands... Read more
Abrams Creek pours over a 23 foot high sandstone cliff into a deep, wide plunge pool - the cool, rippling water inviting the weary hiker to take a dip... Read more
Cloudland Canyon State Park, on the western edge of Georgia’s Lookout Mountain, straddles a 1000 ft deep gorge... Read more
Cheaha State Park is home to the highest mountain in Alabama - Mount Cheaha, rising to a lofty 2,407 feet, offers incredible views from the rocky outcroppings along the mountain’s edge. One such outcropping is Pulpit Rock... Read more
Point Dume State Preserve features headlands, cliffs, rocky coves and vast beaches... Read more
The Red River Gorge Geological Area, located about sixty miles southeast of Lexington in the heart of Kentucky, protects forested hills, sandstone bluffs, and over 160 natural stone arches... Read more
Pipestone National Monument, located in southwest Minnesota, was created to protect several unique cultural and natural resources - a 0.75 mile paved loop, the Circle Trail, highlights many of these resources, such as the pipestone quarries, tallgrass prairies, Pipestone Creek and Winnewissa Falls... Read more
Devil’s Lake, a 360-acre, sapphire blue body of water surrounded by 500 foot high cliffs, ranks as Wisconsin’s premiere natural vacation destination... Read more
The Notch Trail, at a distance of 1.5 miles roundtrip, has adventure, great scenery, and excellent hiking, all amid the colorful desert of the Badlands... Read more
Tower Trail is an easy 1.3 mile loop trail around the base of Devil’s Tower, allowing the visitor to enjoy close-up views of the monument, the boulder field, and the surrounding ponderosa pine forest and meadow... Read more
Custer State Park, one of the premiere outdoor destinations in South Dakota’s Black Hills, protects gorgeous mountain streams, sparkling Sylvan Lake, and pine forests dotted with massive granite outcrops - including the state highpoint, 7,242 ft Black Elk Peak (formerly Harney Peak)... Read more
Toadstool Geologic Park, an otherworldly landscape of spires, hoodoos, and badlands, is an off the beaten path gem within Nebraska’s Oglala National Grassland... Read more
Whispering Cave, a massive sandstone alcove measuring in at 275 feet across and 105 feet high, is newly accessible to hikers visiting Hocking Hills State Park... Read more
North Chagrin Reservation, part of the fantastic Cleveland Metroparks, protects woodlands, wildlife, and wetlands within Ohio’s Glaciated Allegheny Plateau - the park even has a surprise, a castellated, turreted ruin known as Squire’s Castle... Read more
Elephant Rocks, the most curious geological formations in Missouri, are a collection of enormous granite boulders that resemble a herd of elephants walking single file atop a granite outcrop... Read more
The Caribbean National Forest, or El Yunque, was set aside as a reserve by the Spanish in 1876 making it one of the oldest protected forests in the northern hemisphere... Read more
Pictured Rocks, a beautiful area known for towering lakeshore cliffs, forests filled with wildflowers, spectacular rock formations, lakeside beaches, waterfalls, and grand views of Lake Superior, is a nature lovers paradise... Read more
A leisurely stroll through a beech-maple forest scattered with giant boulders and old farm remnants leads to a unmatched view from a bluff high above the sparkling blue waters of Lake Michigan... Read more
Robinson Falls, also known as Corkscrew Falls, is a hidden gem tucked away in a narrow gorge within a newly opened section of Boch Hollow State Nature Preserve... Read more
Lily Lake, located within Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, is an easy day hike that offers spectacular views of Longs Peak, Estes Cone, and Twin Sisters from the shores of a pristine alpine lake... Read more
False Kiva, a Class II Archeological Site hidden within the remote Island in the Sky District of Utah’s Canyonlands National Park, is a hauntingly beautiful ruin tucked high above the canyon in a vast alcov... Read more
Fire Wave, an undulating swirl of fiery hued sandstone, has eluded many hikers who venture from the lights of Las Vegas, and others, to the solitude of the Valley of Fir... Read more
The floor of Hidden Canyon, a hanging canyon tucked in a ravine between Cable Mountain and the north wall of the Great White Throne, lies high above the lush Virgin River valley of Zionl’s Landing—if you have done your research, you know this hike is not for anyone with a fear of heights. You probably also know that it is one of the most unique and thrilling hiking trails in the national park service... Read more
Angel’s Landing—if you have done your research, you know this hike is not for anyone with a fear of heights. You probably also know that it is one of the most unique and thrilling hiking trails in the national park service... Read more
Historic Fort Jefferson, located nearly 70 miles west of Key West, Florida, is the centerpiece of the pristine and remote Dry Tortugas National Park... Read more
Turkey Run State Park, protecting some of Indiana’s most scenic landscapes, preserves a collection of deep canyons, also called runs, nestled in the shadows of massive Mansfield sandstone cliffs and towering Hemlock groves... Read more
Ek’ Balam, an impressive Maya ruin near the colonial city of Vallodolid in Mexico’s Yucatan, preserves an ancient city complete with two palaces, a huge pyramid (El Torre)or the Acropolis, and several temples... Read more
Hiking the Falls Trail in Ricketts Glen State Park is a spectacular way to spend the day—18 waterfalls, 3.2 miles of hiking, and countless opportunities for fun, photography, and adventure await those who set out to enjoy this amazing trail. Read more
Glacier National Park is famous for excellent scenery and incredible dayhikes and the short but scenic trail to Apikuni Falls is no exception Read more

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