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Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love

Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love
Spring is walking time, whether you’ve chosen to hike to your favorite lake or get out on trails that finally are snow-free. Here are six boots…
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Antler Hikes-A Fun, New Way to Day Hike with Kids

Antler Hikes-A Fun, New Way to Day Hike with Kids
Taking your family on an antler hike puts a new twist on spring day hikes and sharpens everyone’s abilities to observe what’s around them…
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Backpacking the backcountry

Backpacking the backcountry
The backcountry: An isolated or remote area that only the most intrepid of campers will retreat to. Skipping out on the designated campsites and…
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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
Boston Harbor Islands is comprised of 13 islands, of which six are accessible to the public via ferry. The ferries may be accessed at Long Wharf…
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Hiking safety in the winter

Hiking safety in the winter
If solitude is what you’re after, winter hiking can be very enjoyable. Most hiking trails are never crowded during the colder months. If you…
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Holiday gift ideas for hikers

Holiday gift ideas for hikers
The holidays are the perfect time of year to get all of the equipment the hiker in your life has been dreaming about! From trekking poles and…
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What you need to know for securing an emergency rescue

What you need to know for securing an emergency rescue
Vin T. Sparano, as excerpted from Complete Guide to Camping and Wilderness Survival RESCUE The survivor can dramatically improve his chances of…
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What is hypothermia? What are the signs?

What is hypothermia? What are the signs?
Vin T. Sparano, as excerpted from Complete Guide to Camping and Wilderness Survival HYPOTHERMIA Hypothermia is one of the major causes of death…
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Foot care while hiking

Foot care while hiking
Hiking isn’t just a walk in the woods. Terrain, distance, and weather challenge your feet in ways simple walking can’t compare. Needless…
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Staying found: Learn the basics of map and compass

Staying found: Learn the basics of map and compass
Many people who venture into our parks and wilderness areas never carry a compass. A lot of people who follow signs and stay on established trails…
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Start Your Trek: 7 Unbeatable Hiking Retailers in Massachusetts

Start Your Trek: 7 Unbeatable Hiking Retailers in Massachusetts
When you’re planning your next hike, it’s important to outfit yourself with the proper gear. From footwear, to water bottles, to…
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5 Wonderful Birdwatching Hikes in Massachusetts

5 Wonderful Birdwatching Hikes in Massachusetts
Birdwatching is a wonderful pastime. Combining that passion with a love of hiking makes for a magnificent way to pass an afternoon. From flourishing…
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Making the Most Out of Nickerson State Park

Making the Most Out of Nickerson State Park
When it comes to rustic charm and beauty, nothing beats New England. Specifically, nothing beats Massachusetts. As far as diverse natural wonders go,…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Massachusetts

5 Energizing Hikes in Massachusetts
For a hike that invigorates both mind and body, there are an abundance of routes through Massachusetts’ dense forests and alongside reservoirs…
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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Massachusetts

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Massachusetts
To get the heart pumping among beautiful scenery, take your morning run to a trail immersed in nature. Trail running has grown in popularity over the…
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Hiking Events Near You

Spring Hike at Stevens – Hilltowns Hiking Series

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10:00am
Huntington, MA
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Early Morning Bird Walk At White Oak Farm

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 5:30am
Agricultural Stewardship Association
Greenwich, NY
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Guided Birding Walk

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 7:30am
River walk
Great Barrington, MA
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