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10 Best Hiking Tours in America

10 Best Hiking Tours in America
Picture it: Your backpack is loaded with everything you need for a few hours or a few days in the great outdoors. There’s nothing standing…
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10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry

10 (Modern) Essentials Every Hiker Should Carry
When the third edition of the classic book Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills was released back in 1974, it quickly became a must-read for any…
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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
Spring is finally here, which means sunshine and warmer temperatures aren’t far behind. But before you hit the trail for your first hike,…
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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 Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
Boston Harbor Islands is comprised of 13 islands, of which six are accessible to the public via ferry. The ferries may be accessed at Long Wharf…
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5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Massachusetts

5 Stunning Foliage Hikes in Massachusetts
There’s nothing like fall foliage in New England. Massachusetts is ablaze in brilliant reds and rich oranges and yellows throughout the…
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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 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Massachusetts

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Massachusetts
To get the heart pumping among beautiful scenery, take your morning run to a trail immersed in nature. Trail running has grown in popularity over the…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Massachusetts

5 Energizing Hikes in Massachusetts
For a hike that invigorates both mind and body, there are an abundance of routes through Massachusetts’ dense forests and alongside reservoirs…
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Making the Most Out of Nickerson State Park

Making the Most Out of Nickerson State Park
When it comes to rustic charm and beauty, nothing beats New England. Specifically, nothing beats Massachusetts. As far as diverse natural wonders go,…
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Events Near Holyoke MA

Preschool Story and Nature Hour - Frogs and More

Friday, May 24, 2019 at 10:30am
Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary
Princeton, MA
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Homeschool Program - Hike Brown Hill

Friday, May 24, 2019 at 1:00pm
Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary
Princeton, MA
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Early-Morning Birding at Laughing Brook

Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 7:00am
Laughing Brook Wildlife Sanctuary
Hampden, MA
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Field Trip - Greenstone Hollow

Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 8:00am
East Granby, CT
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Willington PTA 5k and Fun Runs

Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 8:30am
Willington, CT
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NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course - Instructor Led Only

Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 8:45am
Wolfs Indoor Range
Bristol, CT
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