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Francis Marion National Forest, Charleston Hike

When we discovered that there was a national forest just minutes from Charleston excitement ran deep. The boots were strapped and the bug spray was slathered on thick. To Francis Marion National Forest we go! First stop was a visit … Continue reading

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Comeau, Woodstock Hike

A mild, yet scenic nature walk right outside the town Woodstock was naturally filled with hikers, families, and dog walkers on a sunny day. Comeau [1 Comeau Dr Woodstock, New York 12498 – upper lot is closer to trail entrance] … Continue reading

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Tanbark Trail, Phoenicia Hike

If you want to take a great hike in the Catskills with rewarding views, but you aren’t into climbing up a mountain, a trip to Phoenicia is in order. The Tanbark Trail [8 Ava Maria Dr, Phoenicia, NY 12464] starts … Continue reading

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Siegel-Kline Kill, Ghent Hike

An easy short loop around the lovely Siegel-Kline Kill Preserve [1452 County Rt 21 (Garage Place), Ghent] is a wonderful addition to any day down in Columbia County. Take a look at the trail map, you will find just over … Continue reading

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Newtonville Park, Latham Hike

Do you shop at Fresh Market? Are you going for a bite to eat in Latham? Maybe you’re a student at Siena College. Maybe none of these things apply to you, I just generally like to clump activities located near … Continue reading

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Storm King Mountain, Hudson Valley Hike

The Storm King: Darkening skies and raging seas. Perhaps you’re envisioning Zeus with a thunderbolt or Poseidon with a tsunami, or maybe some other deity who is having a bad day and fiercely brooding. This particular king takes shape in … Continue reading

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Barberville Falls, Poestenkill Hike

Little hike, big payoff. If you want to see a stunning 90-foot waterfall you won’t have to walk very far from your car, and it’s only a 25 minute drive from downtown Albany. Barberville Falls [Parking lot is before the … Continue reading

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