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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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Woodcock Preserve, Clifton Park Hike

When heading up the northway I always like to visit a few of the fantastic little preserves along the way in Saratoga County. Woodcock Preserve [721 Tanner Road, Clifton Park NY] is a small and quiet park with just over 2 … Continue reading

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Esopus Bend Nature Preserve

Tucked away in the back roads of a residential neighborhood you’ll find the faded sign and trailhead for the Esopus Bend Nature Preserve [Shady Lane, Saugerties, NY 12477]. You’ll share the trails with local residents walking their dogs, seen far … 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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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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Schiffendecker Farm Preserve, Glemont Hike

It is such a treat to discover local preserves. Little treasures close enough, small enough, that you can you can run to after work for some nature therapy. Schiffendecker Farm Preserve [Bender Lane, Glenmont, NY 12077] is one of those … Continue reading

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Tivoli Bays, Red Hook Hike

Marsh and mountain views, peaceful and scenic trails, a hike at Tivoli Bays [Follow the dirt road to the parking lot at the end of Cruger Island Road, Red Hook] is a dream. Just an hour south of Albany, and … Continue reading

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