Month: April 2016

Happy “Earth Day” – AHS Releases New Report: Hiking Trails in America

American Hiking Society is pleased to announce it’s publication of Hiking Trails in America: Pathways to Prosperity, a report that answers the need for a one-stop source for readily understood information about America’s hiking trails and the myriad of benefits

Hike Report : Massanutten East – April 2nd 2016

This has always been my favorite day hike in the area. I like hikes that reward long climbs with great views, and the Massanutten East ridge has both long climbs and great views in abundance. As four years had passed

Google Maps is Mapping Hiking Trails

Have you ever seen the Google Maps cars? They drive around neighborhoods, filming absolutely everything.  ow, there are Google Maps hikers too.  The packs needed to film a trail can way up to 50 pounds. Google works with third party

Hike Report : Wed. March 23 – Patuxent Research Refuge – North Tract (6E)

By Marilyn Gower March 23 was a beautiful day for a hike with twenty-seven members at the North Tract section of Patuxent Wildlife Refuge. We covered the forest trail, whipper-will and turkey way trails. It turned out to be a

Maryland Natural Resource Photo Contest is Underway

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is accepting entries for its annual photo contest through Aug. 31, 2016. Enter now—online or by mail—for the chance to win cash, park passports and other terrific prizes! Photographers of all skill levels may