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Mar 09, 2014
Olympic National Park - 3 Amazing Environments
If you haven't been to Olympic National Park, or simply haven't been there lately, you really should go.
Make a point to go this year. The dam removal project on the Elwha River is mind boggling. Recent rains have slowed down the removal of Glines Canyon Dam, but it should be totally gone by September.
Come to the park to check out the river's new look. While you're there, do a little hiking.
Mar 01, 2014
National Parks - Always Spectacular
Americas National Parks are truly spectacular, really worth a visit.
Next month is National Parks Week ... again ... already. Opening weekend, April 19 and 20, is fee free. No charge for entry. There are 3 other no-fee entry days later in the year.
Details are on this link, plus information on many national parks!
Feb 26, 2014
Grandfather Mountain - An Amazing Environment
Start making plans to visit Grandfather Mountain this year. They're open year round.
Visit now and experience the harsh reality of winter on the mountain ... but call ahead for conditions, as there can be weather related closings.
Whenever you decide to visit, be aware that there's been a rate increase for 2014.
Feb 17, 2014
It's time again for the Semi-Annual Sale, up to 50% Off!
Winter equipment, hiking gear, clothing, and footwear. Famous, quality brands. Transactions are processed with Backcountry.com, the online outdoor retailer known for service.
Why wait. Get some new gear to rev up you Spring hiking.
Jan 30, 2014
Chattahoochee National Forest - Blue Ridge Ranger District
Chattahoochee National Forest - Blue Ridge Ranger District is right in the middle of the amazing north Georgia mountains. Hikers will love the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail.
Jan 23, 2014
Chattahoochee National Forest - Conasauga Ranger District
Chattahoochee National Forest - Conasauga Ranger District has rugged mountains and lower, longer ridges in the west. Trails for ATV, equestrian, and hiking are outstanding.
Nov 09, 2013
Blue Ridge Parkway - America's Highway
The Blue Ridge Parkway is a wonderful blend of relaxing driving, fantastic scenery, historic sites, and of course, hiking opportunites. It's a great outdoor getaway!
Nov 08, 2013
Apple Orchard Falls
Apple Orchard Falls Trail at milepost 78 is a little more rigorous than most Blue Ridge Parkway hikes. Enjoy the trailhead view and the hike to this popular falls.
Nov 07, 2013
Otter Creek and James River
Otter Creek Campground and Restaurant are near the James River crossing of the Blue Ridge Parkway Virginia. It's a beautiful area to go for a quiet hike.
Oct 20, 2013
Blue Ridge Parkway - Fall Colors
Fall colors are peaking on the Blue Ridge Parkway, even past peak at the higher elevations. But from many of those higher overlooks, you can see a colorful array down below.
Facilities are open for a few more weeks, now that the government shutdown is over. Most will close by early November, but the Parkway itself remains open.
Browse through the Parkway page and select a stop near you to enjoy nature's fall display. All Parkway pages are mobile friendly!
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