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Hiking—The 10 Best New Pieces of Gear for Spring Treks

Hiking—The 10 Best New Pieces of Gear for Spring Treks
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Winter Hiking—5 Time-Tested Tips For Staying Warm
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5 Amazing Winter Hikes to Take Right Now!
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What is hypothermia? What are the signs?

What is hypothermia? What are the signs?
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Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions
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Snowshoeing: Get Your Family Started The Easy Way

Snowshoeing: Get Your Family Started The Easy Way
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5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Virginia

5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Virginia
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Virginia

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Virginia
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5 Energizing Hikes in Virginia
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7 Best Trail Running Spots in Virginia
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7 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Virginia

7 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Virginia
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Virginia
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5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.

5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.
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Events Near Gate City VA

Southwest Virginia Highlands

Southwest Virginia Highlands
Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 5:30pm
Abingdon, VA
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Joggin' For The Noggin' 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, Mar 23, 2019
Crumley House
Limestone, TN
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First Day of Spring Bird Walk

Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 at 9:00am
Natural Tunnel State Park
Duffield, VA
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Kingsport Farmer's Market

Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 at 7:00am
Kingsport Farmer's Market
Kingsport, TN
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Little Shepherd, KY

Little Shepherd, KY
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 at 5:00pm
Whitesburg, KY
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Komen Tri-Cities Race for the Cure

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 8:00am
Kingsport Center For Higher Education
Kingsport, TN
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Tunnel Talk

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 at 1:00pm
Natural Tunnel State Park
Duffield, VA
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Johnson City Farmers Market

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 at 7:00am
Johnson City Farmers Market
Johnson City, TN
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Sunrise Hike

Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 at 6:00am
Natural Tunnel State Park
Duffield, VA
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Volunteer Work Day: Garlic Mustard Pull in the Roan

Friday, Apr 26, 2019 at 9:30am
Roan Mountain State Park
Roan Mountain, TN
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