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Pinckney National Wildlife Refuge, Hilton Head SC

Birding bonanza and gators galore! A visit to Pinckney National Wildlife Refuge [1/2 miles west of Hilton Head Island off of U.S. Highway 278] is a nature lovers dream come true. Just outside of Hilton Head it is a must … Continue reading

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John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia

Philly is full of surprises. My mom and I went for an early morning hike, despite drizzly conditions it was remarkably warm on and pleasant at the end of December. Our destination was John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge [8601 Lindbergh … Continue reading

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Henry Hudson Park, Selkirk

The Hudson River gets a bad rap. It’s understandable that people would want to stay away from it because of the heavy pollution…but even though the river has had a hard few centuries, it still manages to maintain life and … 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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Copenhagen Parks: Frederiksberg Palace and Garden

You know you’re in a special park when great blue herons are more prevalent than pigeons. Frederiksberg Palace and Garden [Frederiksberg Alle 65, Copenhagen 1820, Denmark] has so many elements that make it sensational. For me it’s the natural aspect … Continue reading

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Croton Point Park, Westchester

I visited Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson, NY this weekend and had a wonderful time. It is a very eclectic park, there is a beach, campgrounds, pavilions, and various hiking trails. We traversed most of the hiking trails to make … Continue reading

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Road Trip: Toronto, Niagara Falls, and Letchworth State Park

I just got back from an amazing trip to Toronto, Niagara Falls, and Letchworth State Park. I’ll break it down day-by-day: Day One Saturday morning we left real early to make Toronto by lunchtime, which was had at the St. … Continue reading

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