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  • Hiking ME – Cadillac North Ridge Trail / Acadia National Park – August 2020
    Cadillac North Ridge Trail is one of several options to hike up Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park. This is a moderately difficult, highly trafficked, 4.67-mile in-and-out trail. There are many other trails that intersect Cadillac North Ridge Trail one can choose from for additional hiking options. The path has many good lookout views to … Read more
  • PREVIEW – Acadia National Park in Maine
    No worries, the blog has not been forgotten. Over the past week and a half, I have been busy exploring Acadia National Park in Maine and surrounding areas such as Bar Harbor and Portland. With the foliage season around the corner, I wanted to give folks a jump start on what is coming up, and … Read more
  • Hiking NY – Buttermilk Falls (Gorge, Bear and Lake Treman) – July 2020
    Buttermilk Falls State Park is located in the Finger Lakes region of upstate NY. It is easy to moderate, 4.52-mile hike with well-groomed trails. Features a heavily used swimming area at the base of the falls. The hike along the gorge has good views of the cascading falls along the hike up towards Lake Treman. … Read more
  • Hiking NY – Taughannock Falls State Park – July 2020
    Today’s hike takes you to Taughannock State Park located in the Finger Lakes region of NY state. The Rim and Gorge trails make up an easy-moderate hike of 5.54 miles. The Rim Trail has nice views of the gorge and waterfall views from the top while the gorge trails allow you to experience the waterfall … Read more
  • Hiking NJ – Giant Stairs – July 2020 (Update)
    Giant Stairs is a 4.59 mile, moderate difficulty hike located about 30 minutes north of NYC at the State Line Lookout. It’s a fun quick escape that exhibits great views, challenging terrain, and decent elevation gain. The area is good for picnics and offers an excellent bird watching opportunity in the morning. In the wintertime, … Read more
  • Hiking NY – Watkins Glen State Park Falls Trail – July 2020
    Watkins Glen State Park falls trail is an easy, 3.02-mile hike that takes you along many waterfalls in the gorge. Has spectacular photo opportunities behind the falls and a great place to go with family as the trail is suitable for all ages. Unlike Buttermilk Falls and Taugannock Falls, there is no swimming or walk … Read more
  • Hiking MA- Bish Bash Falls (from NY) – July 2020
    For those hot summer days, this is a wonderful and easy hike for the family to experience Bish Bash Falls. It is an easy, short 1.82 mile, in-out hike with minimal elevation. The view is worth it. Featuring:
  • Hiking NY- Windham High Peak- June 2020
    Windham High Peak is an in-out trail of medium-difficult rating. The terrain is rather easy but does have steady elevation gains to the top keep your body working hard. The trail is 7.19 miles according to my Garmin tracker, even though the trail is rated at 6.6 miles (3.3 miles to peak). This is a … Read more
  • Top 4 Best Northeast Hikes – Summer 2020
    With the first day of summer on June 20th, it’s time to plan for a few great summer get away hike’s. Some of our favorite places have been taken off the list because of COVID-19 restrictions as they remain closed. Hiking trails continue to be one of the best ways to social distance and to … Read more
  • Hiking NY – Lake Minnewaska to Lake Awosting – June 2020
    Minnewaska State Park Preserve is one of my favorite destinations within NY state. Has many gorgeous hiking trails, carriage ways for biking or simply picnicking by the lake. Today’s adventure is a hike to Lake Awosting via Castle Point and returning on Upper Awosting. This is a easy-moderate hike at 12.39 miles. This specific trail … Read more

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