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Category Archives: Hiking / Backpacking

Portion of North Central State Trail Reopens in Michigan

The Department of Natural Resources today announced the trail repair project on the North Central State Trail (NCST) along the west side of Mullett Lake in Cheboygan County has been completed and the trail was reopened Saturday, Dec. 20. A detour around the repair site, which is located just south…


Watch for Great Florida Birding Trail signs in the Panhandle

The 2,000-mile Great Florida Birding Trail reaches another milestone with the installation of the Panhandle section road signs this month. Signs will mark each of the designated sites along the trail. The Great Florida Birding Trail is a conservation program initiated by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)…


Segment of North Central Michigan State Trail Temporarily Closed

The Department of Natural Resources announced today that a short segment of the North Central State Trail (NCST), along the west side of Mullett Lake in Cheboygan County, will be temporarily closed to repair a wash-out of the trail bed. The project includes installing large boulders and stabilizing materials to…


National Trails Symposium Rolls Into Little Rock Nov. 15-18

LITTLE ROCK – The 2008 National Trails Symposium will be rolling into Little Rock later this month. The symposium provides an opportunity for the worldwide trails community to come together for an inspirational and educational conference. The Symposium agendaaddresses both non-motorized and motorized issues as well as vision for trails…


Mid-Morning Hike at Goodwin Forest Conservation Center, Hampton

Join Conservation Educator Judy Rondeau on Saturday, September 20 at 10 a.m. for a hike through Goodwin Forest to Governors Island, a small hill that became an island back in 1933 when Cedar Swamp Brook was dammed to make Pine Acres Pond. The hike will be under the cool shade…


5K Run/Walk at McCormick’s Creek, Sept. 6

Rev up your running shoes for a 5K Run and Walk at McCormick’s Creek State Park, Sept. 6. The 5K fun run begins from the Nature Center at 8 a.m. The walk starts at 8:15 a.m. Advance registration is $20 and covers the park entry fee and race-logo shirt. Race-…


Tennessee’s Morrison Meadow and May Prairie State Natural Areas Walking Tour Scheduled For August 23

Nashville, Tenn. – The Department of Environment and Conservation’s Division of Natural Areas will host a guided walking tour at Morrison Meadow and May Prairie State Natural Areas on Aug. 23.  Participants should meet at 8 a.m. in the Target parking lot off Bell Road near Hickory Hollow in Nashville,…


Hiking, Backpacking Seminars Set for 5 Rivers In Alabama

Author and renowned outdoors enthusiast Joe Cuhaj of the Alabama Hiking Trail Society will conduct a series of hiking and backpacking seminars at 5 Rivers – Alabama’s Delta Resource Center in Spanish Fort.   Daphne’s Cuhaj, who penned “Hiking Alabama” and co-authored “Paddling Alabama,” will offer advice and discuss hiking…


Hawaii DLNR Na Ala Hele Trails Program Announces Winners of 2008 Community Service Awards

KAHULUI — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife Na Ala Hele Trails and Access Program and the Maui Na Ala Hele Advisory Council presented their 2008 community service awards at a ceremony yesterday at the Maui Forestry baseyard in Kahului, Maui. Two awards…


Marylands’ Historic Octoraro Creek Trail Reopens To The Public

CONOWINGO — The newest addition to the Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway, Octoraro Creek Trail, is now open to the public. The trail, a half-mile walking path through wooded land that begins at the Octoraro Creek Bridge on Route 222 and ends at the Susquehanna River, provides greater opportunities for kayaking,…