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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Virginia

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Virginia
No matter where you find yourself in the Commonwealth of Virginia, you’re never far from an outstanding hiking trail. Mountains. Valleys.…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Virginia

5 Energizing Hikes in Virginia
Virginian hikers enjoy many of the most rewarding trails on the East Coast. When it comes to upping the ante and pushing yourself on a more…
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7 Best Trail Running Spots in Virginia

7 Best Trail Running Spots in Virginia
Trail runners in Virginia have an embarrassment of riches to choose from. Should you head to the beach and the oft-sighted First Landing State Park?…
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7 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Virginia

7 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Virginia
Virginia’s diverse natural habitats, from the beaches on the eastern shore to the mountains and nature preserves, make for a fantastic place…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Virginia

5 Great Hiking Trails in Virginia
Hiking in Virginia is a regular pastime. Hundreds of hiking trails across our many state parks, national parks, and routes leading through the…
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5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.

5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.
The warm days and crisp, cool nights of autumn make the perfect conditions for a weekend hiking and camping excursion. There is nothing quite like…
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4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation

4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation
If you’ve been on a vacation to an outdoor destination in the past few years, you’ve likely noticed a new phenomenon: cycle paths, single…
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10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail

10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail
One of the hottest trends in hiking and backpacking over the past few years has been the shift toward going ultralight on the trail. Typically, this…
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Pack Your Backpack the Right Way in 5 Easy Steps

Pack Your Backpack the Right Way in 5 Easy Steps
Learning how to properly pack a backpack is a true art form that every outdoor enthusiast should master. Whether you’re heading into the…
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Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love

Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love
Proper footwear is one of the many keys to a successful hike. Here are six boots that will coddle your heel and arches while performing admirably on…
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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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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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Events Near Franktown VA

Smart Smiles 5K

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 8:00am
Mariners Museum Park
Newport News, VA
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Swamp Bridge 5K

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 at 6:30pm
Newport News Park
Newport News, VA
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National Hard Crab Derby - Miss Crustacean Pageant

Monday, Aug 27, 2018 at 7:00pm
Crisfield Academy and High School
Crisfield, MD
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National Hard Crab Derby - Little Miss/Little Mr. Pageant

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018 at 7:00pm
Crisfield Academy and High School
Crisfield, MD
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National Hard Crab Derby - Carnival

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 at 6:00pm
Crisfield, MD
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National Hard Crab Derby

Friday, Aug 31, 2018 at 9:00am
Somerset Intermediate School
Westover, MD
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Run For Achievement 5K

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 at 8:00am
Mariners Museum Park
Newport News, VA
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The Hare and Tortoise New Quarter Park 5K And 8K

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 at 8:30am
New Quarter Park
Williamsburg, VA
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Summer sizzler 5K and kids 1 Miler

Sunday, Sep 9, 2018 at 7:30am
Boardwalk Oceanfront
Virginia Beach, VA
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Kick-off Picnic And Bird Walk

Monday, Sep 10, 2018 at 5:00pm
Belle Isle State Park
Lancaster, VA
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