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Category Archives: Hiking / Backpacking

Trail Event Wasn’t Just For the Birds

N.C. Birding Trail Celebrates Opening of Piedmont Region RALEIGH, N.C. (May 15, 2008)– Bird watchers, enthusiasts and researchers alike gathered Thursday to celebrate the opening of the Piedmont region of the North Carolina Birding Trail. Once the driving trail is complete, it will link birding sites from the coast to…


Successful Search for Lost Hikers in White Mountains

HART’S LOCATION, N.H. – On Thursday, May 15, 2008 at approximately 8:30 p.m., two distressed hikers from Pennsylvania emerged early from a planned multi-day traverse of the Presidential Range in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. According to Sgt. James Juneau of the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, a search and…


‘Mammoth Walk’ A Highlight of National Trails Day

MADISON — A variety of trail activities are planned to take place across Wisconsin on National Trails Day, Saturday, June 7, but perhaps the most ambitious is an effort by the Ice Age Park & Trail Foundation to have people across the state hike the entire length of the Ice…


Aldo Leopold Legacy Trail System Dedication

MADISON – A ceremony honoring the dedication of the state trails system in Wisconsin for a renowned Wisconsin environmental leader will take place next Thursday, June 5, at the Glacial Drumlin State Trail trailhead in Cottage Grove. Last November, Gov. Jim Doyle signed a bill naming the Wisconsin state trails…


Take a Hike in West Virginia State Parks on National Trails Day June 7

National Trails Day events are scheduled at West Virginia State Parks, Saturday, June 7. National Trails Day is sponsored by the American Hiking Society. Its purpose is to promote hiking trails throughout the nation by encouraging anyone to get outside and take a hike. Community involvement in trail use and…


Gov. Blagojevich Announces nearly $950,000 in Recreational Trail Grants

Federal Recreational Trails Program projects in eight counties SPRINGFIELD – Governor Rod R. Blagojevich today announced $949,800 in grants for multi-purpose recreational trail projects that will create or improve trails in eight Illinois counties. Funding for the projects is supported by the federal government’s Recreational Trails Program. “These grants will…


at Dover Offers Free Walking Tours with Three Different Themes on Saturdays this May

DOVER, Del. – The First State Heritage Park at Dover offers opportunities to enjoy walking tours of Dover while learning about the city’s role in shaping the history of Delaware. Saturday, May 17: Victorian Dover Visitors may stroll past the beautiful homes and hear the stories of the men and…


ODNR and Madison County Celebrate Completion of Roberts Pass and The Prairie Grass Trail

$210,000 from Clean Ohio Trails Fund supported the projects COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources and its local partners in Madison County celebrated the benefits of recreational trails completed through the Clean Ohio Fund at a ceremony today in London. The festivities lauded the recently completed Roberts…


Horicon Marsh Again Site of Annual Bird Festival, May 9-12

Birders will gather at the DNR Horicon Marsh Service Center HORICON, Wis. – Birding enthusiasts will gather May 9 through 12 at the Department of Natural Resources Horicon Marsh Field Office for the annual Horicon Marsh Bird Festival. This Horicon Marsh gathering is eagerly anticipated by veteran and beginning birders…


ODNR and Butler County Dedicate 1.38-Mile Phase of the Port Union-Gilmore Ponds Historic Canal Trail

$500,000 from the Clean Ohio Trails Fund supported the project COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources and its local partners in Butler County dedicated phase two of the Port Union-Gilmore Ponds Historic Canal Trail today, as part of an ongoing celebration of the Clean Ohio Fund and…