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Best Backpacking Escape from New York City

Best Backpacking Escape from New York City
When most people think of New York City, they envision skyscrapers, the bright lights of Broadway and the hustle and bustle of Manhattan—hardly…
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How To Hike Safely In Spring—5 Easy Tips

How To Hike Safely In Spring—5 Easy Tips
After a long winter, you’re no doubt itching to get back on your favorite trails, and inspired to explore new ones. But are you spring hiking…
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Winter Hiking—5 Time-Tested Tips For Staying Warm

Winter Hiking—5 Time-Tested Tips For Staying Warm
One of the best things about hiking is that it is an outdoor activity that you can do all year long. So why is that so many avid hikers hang up their…
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5 Amazing Winter Hikes to Take Right Now!

5 Amazing Winter Hikes to Take Right Now!
If you’re one of those hikers or backpackers who puts away your outdoor gear for the winter, you really are missing out on one of the most…
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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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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…
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Snowshoeing: Get Your Family Started The Easy Way

Snowshoeing: Get Your Family Started The Easy Way
Bummed that the summer hiking trails will soon be covered in white? That’s okay…it’s snowshoeing season! Snowshoeing is a great…
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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Letchworth State Park

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Letchworth State Park
Picture the Genesee River cutting through dramatic cliffs and rolling green hills, throw in some scenic waterfalls, and you’ve got Letchworth…
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5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in New York

5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in New York
New York’s lush green wilderness transforms each fall, showing shades of red, orange, and gold to celebrate the season. Cooler, drier weather…
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The Ultimate Guide to Beginner Hiking in New York

The Ultimate Guide to Beginner Hiking in New York
New York state’s remarkable wilderness makes it one of the top destinations for hikers. From the Finger Lakes to the Adirondacks to the Hudson…
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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…
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5 Energizing Hikes in New York

5 Energizing Hikes in New York
If you’re an experienced hiker, climbing a challenging mountain trail is a great way to get more exercise. New York State has plenty of…
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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in New York

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in New York
Running outside is a meditative experience for many, and New York is a wonderland for those who want to escape into nature during their workouts. Get…
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Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in New York

Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in New York
One of life’s greatest pleasures is spending time in the woods. Whether you’re a leisurely weekend hiker, a heavy-duty backpacker, or…
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5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in New York

5 Best Birdwatching Hikes in New York
Watching rare and beautiful birds in the wild can be a truly awe-inspiring experience. New York is a birdwatcher’s paradise, with wilderness…
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Events Near Hamden NY

Catskill Strutters Banquet

Catskill Strutters Banquet
Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 5:30pm
Sidney, NY
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Oxford Farmers' Market

Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 at 10:00am
St Paul Episcopal Church
Oxford, NY
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Oneonta Gun and Knife Show

Sunday, Mar 3, 2019 at 9:00am
Quality Inn
Oneonta, NY
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Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge - Spring Migration 2019

Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 at 7:30am
Destination Oneonta
Oneonta, NY
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Sullivan County Lbs, NY

Sullivan County Lbs, NY
Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 at 1:00pm
Roscoe, NY
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Field Trip - Waterfowl Trip Around Lake Otsego

Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 at 8:30am
Cooperstown, NY
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Conserving Your Family Lands

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 at 6:00pm
The Cooperage‎
Honesdale, PA
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Field Trip - Catskills and Hudson Valley

Saturday, May 18, 2019
Phoenicia, NY
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Jaeger Gun Show

Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 9:00am
Thompson Volunteer Fire Company
Thompson, PA
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Birding Walk

Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 at 7:00am
Delaware Highlands Conservancy NY Office
Swan Lake, NY
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