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Pine Grove Furnace State Park is the halfway point of the Appalachian Trail and home to the Appalachian Trail Museum. The park has great hiking, remains of an historic charcoal-fired iron furnace to explore, two lakes for swimming, and great trout fishing.
Traveling through this park whether by foot, horse, mountain bike, or skis, you feel a sense of gratitude to those who preserved the beauty of this natural environment. Expect to be amazed, delighted, and awestruck!
I recently explored Trap Pond State Park, a true oasis of nature near Laurel, Delaware. Trap Pond is a 4,000-acre recreational area best
Within this gorgeous park’s 6,000 acres, visitors can enjoy hiking and horseback riding, fishing and boating at two lakes (one featuring an expansive white sand beach), mountain biking, a stunning mountaintop overlook, game courts, geocaching, a nature center, rental cabins, a lodge, and one of the top 130 best-designed golf courses in the country.
There are some amazing places to go horseback riding and equestrian camping right here in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
The journey out is one of my favorite parts of a hunting or fishing expedition. The crispness of the air and the speed of the boat over water are delightful, but mostly it's the anticipation of the unknown. What will the day bring? Will the birds fly? Will the fish hit?
Read about how Tig Tilinghast, a frequent visitor to the Fones Cliffs area on the Rappahannock River, was able to capture an amazing and beautiful photograph of a bobcat.
While camping with young children can be tough at the beginning, it gets easier and more fun with every trip. Read about ten tips to help get you started on the right foot.
Once in the water, the paddle took on a leisurely pace, gliding smoothly along the shoreline and marshland. Our guide animatedly discussed the fascinating history and ecology of the area.
Black Moshannon State Park rests high in the mountains of the Allegheny Forest, and is a site of picturesque and fascinating bogs, swamps, and marshes.
Within a couple hours, I went from rocky barrens lined by grassy fields to stunted forests, and then lush greenery bordering clear streams. Each zone presented a new opportunity to look for plants, fungi, and lichen.
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