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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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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Indiana

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Indiana
There is nothing more peaceful than birdwatching. Being surrounded by nature, listening to the calls of the various species of birds, and feeling the…
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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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10 Best Winter Hikes in Indiana

10 Best Winter Hikes in Indiana
When the days change from sunny and warm to a little brisker, Indiana’s hiking landscape transforms along with it. With smaller crowds,…
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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Brown County State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Brown County State Park
Indiana has a range of beautiful state parks to visit, but perhaps the most popular destination for Hoosiers and visitors alike is Brown County State…
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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 Indiana

Start Your Trek: 7 Unbeatable Hiking Retailers in Indiana
The proper footwear, outerwear, and water bottle, will make all the difference on a hike. If you’re looking to head out for a trek, whether…
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Making the Most Out of Potato Creek State Park

Making the Most Out of Potato Creek State Park
Indiana has dozens of beautiful state parks to visit, but the one that should be on the top of your list is Potato Creek State Park in northern North…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Indiana

5 Energizing Hikes in Indiana
Fall is the best time to go hiking in Indiana. The leaves are turning, the bugs have scattered, and many of the areas become quiet with the departure…
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Hiking Events Near You

Field Trip - Mounds State Park

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 9:00am
Mounds State Park
Anderson, IN
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2nd Annual Honor the Brave Run/Walk

Monday, May 28, 2018 at 8:00am
Four Day Ray Brewing
Fishers, IN
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Cool Creek Beginning Bird Hikes

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 8:30am
Cool Creek Nature Center
Carmel, IN
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