Subscribe for future Step Outside News!

More Hiking Features

Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions

Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions
The arrival of cold weather doesn’t mean you have to abandon your favorite outdoor activities and wait until the return of warm weather before…
Read More >>>

A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.

A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.
It’s September, and the coming of fall equals an abundance of autumnal harvest…in the woods. Foraging is currently all the rage at top…
Read More >>>

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Connecticut

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Connecticut
Trail running isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s a skill that many runners acquire when seeking something more exciting than running on…
Read More >>>

5 Energizing Hikes in Connecticut

5 Energizing Hikes in Connecticut
A challenging hike will leave you tired, but in the very best way. Sure, you might feel a few twinges in your muscles from the exertion, but…
Read More >>>

Make the Most Out of Rocky Neck State Park

Make the Most Out of Rocky Neck State Park
Retreat to the gorgeous wilderness of southeastern Connecticut at Rock Neck State Park. Located in East Lyme, it’s an excellent spot for family…
Read More >>>

Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Connecticut

Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Connecticut
Hikers have a true love and appreciation for the great outdoors. After all, it’s a pastime that can be experienced practically any time of…
Read More >>>

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Connecticut

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in Connecticut
Hiking and birding go hand in hand. Enjoying a hike is an excellent way to get in some exercise while enjoying the great outdoors, even with frequent…
Read More >>>

5 Great Hiking Trails in Connecticut

5 Great Hiking Trails in Connecticut
When the weather is nice, enjoy a family-friendly and budget-friendly day out hiking along Connecticut’s nature trails. Though hiking trails…
Read More >>>

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Connecticut

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Connecticut
No matter the time of year, Connecticut’s nature can be best enjoyed on its acres upon acres of preserved land. In the summer, see if you can…
Read More >>>

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…
Read More >>>

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…
Read More >>>

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…
Read More >>>

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…
Read More >>>

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…
Read More >>>

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…
Read More >>>

Events Near Georgetown CT

Bird Walk: Maple Ave. Katonah

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 7:30am
Katonah, NY
Read More »

Shelton St Paul's Church Market

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 3:30pm
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Shelton, CT
Read More »

Norwalk - St. Paul’s on the Green Farmers Market

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 10:00am
St. Paul's Church on the Green
Norwalk, CT
Read More »

Nutmeg Dulcimer Festival

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 2:00pm
Mary Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church
Milford, CT
Read More »

Fall Early Morning Bird Walk

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 7:00am
Audubon Greenwich
Greenwich, CT
Read More »

GSBAS Nature Walk - Caumsett SP

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 8:30am
Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve
Huntington, NY
Read More »

SoNo Half Marathon/5K And Kids Fun Run

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 9:00am
Veterans Park
Norwalk, CT
Read More »

Run for Waterside

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 9:00am
Waterside School
Stamford, CT
Read More »

Norwalk - First Congregational Church Market

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 9:00am
First Congregational Church of Norwalk
Norwalk, CT
Read More »

Open Space Preservation

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 9:00am
Sherman, CT
Read More »

Ossining PBA Foot Pursuit 5K

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 9:00am
Cedar Lane Park
Ossining, NY
Read More »