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Huckleberry Point, Catskills

If it looks like an adventure and sounds like an adventure, it must be so. Off to Huckleberry Point [half a mile past 2425 Platte Clove Rd, Elka Park, NY 12427] we go! To add some mystique to your adventure, … Continue reading

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Schoharie Creek Preserve, Hike

A quiet preserve filled with alluring natural sights and you may just have it all to yourself. The Schoharie Creek Preserve [Intersection of Butler Rd + Burtonsville Rd, Burtonsville NY, turn right on Butler RD and into parking lot on … Continue reading

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Staatsburgh State Historic Site, Hudson Valley Hike

History…nature…ruins…THREE state parks in FOUR miles, do I have your attention yet? Let’s begin down in the Hudson Valley at Staatsburgh State Historic Site [75 Mills Mansion 6 Road, Staatsburg, NY 12580]. So you’ve entered through the fancy gate and … Continue reading

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Burger Hill, Rhinebeck Hike

This delicious morsel is a perfect addition to any day in Rhinebeck. A quick jaunt up the hill for jaw dropping views, Burger Hill [3137 New York 9G Rhinebeck, NY 12572 – sign comes up quickly!] could only be made … Continue reading

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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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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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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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