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Waipi’o Valley, Big Island Hawaii

Similar to the south section of Big Island, the north is remote, rural, peaceful. The big draw of the north is the view of striking Waipi’o Valley [Hwy. 240 west to Kukuihaele – the road comes to a dead end … Continue reading

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‘Akaka Falls, Big Island Hawaii

See a stunning waterfall and brilliantly beautiful natural scenes while walking comfortably on a smooth path? Yes please. A visit to ‘Akaka Falls [875 Akaka Falls Road, Honomu, HI 96728] is what I call a seriously fancy nature walk. Even … 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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Bash Bish Falls, Berkshire Hike

Driving through the Berkshires during peak foliage, what a vision the world was. We had already hiked Alander Mountain that day, and had plans for a museum later, but I wasn’t ready to give up the outdoors. It was our … 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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Poet’s Walk Park, Red Hook

This is the kind of park you would expect in a fairytale. Rolling hills of green, green grass…sunset over the Hudson River… Intricately crafted wooden gazebos and bridges, winding wooded trails through the forest. If you’re looking for a picture … Continue reading

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Camelback Mountain Echo Canyon Trail, Phoenix

It was the last day of our crazy two week hiking and sight seeing trip starting in Las Vegas, heading through California, Utah, and Arizona – we would fly out from Phoenix in the late afternoon. So we woke up … Continue reading

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