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Huckleberry Point, Catskills

If it looks like an adventure and sounds like an adventure, it must be so. Off to Huckleberry Point [half a mile past 2425 Platte Clove Rd, Elka Park, NY 12427] we go! To add some mystique to your adventure, … Continue reading

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Garnsey Park, Clifton Park Hike

Quiet trails in the sleepy hamlet of Rexford are a great spot for birding, learning, fresh air, and exercise. Garnsey Park [Route 146 between Waite and Wing roads, Rexford NY 12148] has over two miles of trails through meadow, forest, … Continue reading

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Arnold Arboretum, Best of Boston

I can’t spend too much time in a city before I have the urge to get back into nature. Lucky for me, Fredrick Law Olmsted has designed many green spaces around American cities. One of them is the Arnold Arboretum … Continue reading

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Central New York Hiking: Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

Migratory season is upon us and I wish I were flying south with the birds to warmer weather too. For the moment I have to settle on watching the birds travel, what a journey they have. Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge … Continue reading

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Adirondack Hike: Cat and Thomas Mountains

It is the perfect time to head to the Adirondacks and see the foliage, but this hike is gorgeous in any season. Cat and Thomas Mountains [761 Valley Woods Rd, Bolton Landing, NY 12814] is just over an hour north of … Continue reading

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Best of Thousand Islands: Wellesley Island State Park

Large, lush, and full of life, a hike at Wellesley Island State Park [44927 Cross Island Rd, Fineview, NY 13640] should definitely be on your list of things to do. You might even consider camping here, it’s the largest site … Continue reading

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Adirondack Hike: Prospect Mountain

It’s mountain season again, and I couldn’t be happier! A few weeks ago on a chilly spring day we packed our bags and headed for Prospect Mountain, just moments away from Lake George village. [Turn west from on Route 9 … Continue reading

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