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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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Mud Pond Preserve, Nassau

If you’re looking for a quiet walk in Columbia County Mud Pond Preserve [591 Central Nassau Rd East Nassau, New York] is the perfect spot, you may just have the entire place to yourself. The parking lot and kiosk look … Continue reading

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Hike Wailua Falls, Kauai

Kapu means forbidden, but sometimes, rules are meant to be broken. In the case of Wailua Falls [On Maalo Rd, off of Hwy 580, Lihue, Kauai, HI], that overlook just doesn’t cut it. Sure it’s gorgeous, but there is a … Continue reading

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Hudson Valley Hike: Breakneck Ridge

Intense rock scrambling, killer views, and a foreboding name: Breakneck Ridge [Intersection of Fair St & Route 9D, Cold Spring, NY – follow 9D and parking will be after the tunnel]. This is a mighty popular trail, and for good … Continue reading

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Yorktown’s Sylvan Glen Park Preserve & Peekskill’s Kathleen’s Tea Room

Sylvan Glen Park Preserve in Yorktown was where my Mom and I spent Black Friday, sweet deal! It was a bitter cold, but starkly gorgeous day. We parked and instantly got a winter wonderland view of a little lake. We … Continue reading

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Grant’s Cottage

I made a stop at Grant’s Cottage in Wilton and had a walk about the grounds. I started in the gift shop/museum. I looked at the artifacts and read some quotes about Ulysses S. Grant’s last days. A ‘death mask’ … Continue reading

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A hike, a monastery, and a meal in the Catskills

A very interesting hike in the Catskills is Overlook Mountain. The hike can be strenuous for some, as it is mostly uphill with little relief until you reach the summit. However, when you get there you will not be disappointed. … Continue reading

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