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Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, Hike

I love a side of history with my nature. Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site [129 Schoharie St, Fort Hunter, NY 12069] has great hiking, but also works towards preserving the Erie Canal. There is a visitor’s center open from May … 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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Comeau, Woodstock Hike

A mild, yet scenic nature walk right outside the town Woodstock was naturally filled with hikers, families, and dog walkers on a sunny day. Comeau [1 Comeau Dr Woodstock, New York 12498 – upper lot is closer to trail entrance] … Continue reading

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Coldbrook Preserve, Saratoga Hike

Are you a turtle lover? Who can resist the allure of these magical creatures, ancient and dinosaur like? Who doesn’t want a shell to hide in every once in a while? They’re so lovable, so relatable. Everyone seems to have … 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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Visit the Saugerties Lighthouse

Have you ever been to a lighthouse on the waters edge in the dead of winter? It’s brutal, it’s beautiful. I didn’t plan on visiting the Saugerties Lighthouse [168 Lighthouse Dr, Saugerties, NY 12477] on such a chilly day, but … 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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