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Ferncliff Forest, Rhinebeck Hike

The drive down into the Hudson Valley was quick and before I knew it I was crossing the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge. While driving I saw a fire tower peeking out from above the treeline. Yup, that’s where we’re headed, to Ferncliff … Continue reading

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Five Rivers, Delmar Hike

Every spring I have to swing by Five Rivers Environmental Education Center [56 Game Farm Rd, Delmar, NY 12054] to see all of the chicks and listen to the frogs. It’s one of my favorite close to home gems (just … 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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Mohawk Landing Nature Preserve, Rexford Hike

I love surprises. I plan a lot, so it’s rare when something pleasantly unexpected pops up. Driving down scenic River Road I was swooning from the view of the Mohawk River. We passed by the entrance to the Mohawk Landing … Continue reading

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Punalu‘u Beach, Big Island Hawaii

Funny thing about this beach. There are so many wonderful elements, but tanning and swimming aren’t at the top of the list! Punalu‘u Beach [Hwy 11 Island of Hawaii, HI 96777] has some of the blackest sand I have ever … Continue reading

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Hilo Parks: Liliuokalani Gardens, Coconut Island, & Wailoa River

Want to take an early morning stroll, have some extra time before dinner? There are some lovely little parks right in the city of Hilo for your enjoyment. If you have some extra time between your big events of the … Continue reading

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Stissing Mountain, Taconic Hike

Whether you’re a new hiker looking to challenge yourself with a starter mountain, an experienced hiker looking to take a quick jaunt up, or just plain fire tower crazy – Stissing Mountain [Route 82 and Lake Road, Pine Plains – … Continue reading

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