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Savannah National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina

Savannah National Wildlife Refuge [694 Beech Hill Ln, Hardeeville, SC 29927] isn’t in Savannah, Georgia! You are still in South Carolina, but it is close enough to the Georgia border that the city of Savannah is just over ten minutes … Continue reading

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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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Historic Champlain Canalway, Halfmoon Hike

Bike, jog, or walk your way back through history. One day this trail will take you from Lake Champlain at Whitehall to the Erie Canal at Waterford, over 60 miles. Today there are 7 miles open to the public connecting … 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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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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Geyser Creek Trail, Saratoga Spa State Park Hike

Persistence is key for success. I associate some serious confusion with the Geyser Trail [Intersection of Geyser Loop Road and Picnic Lane, Saratoga Springs, keep heading on G.L. Rd until you see the Geyser Picnic Area] in Saratoga Spa State … 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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