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Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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  • Kerr, Weitzel and Bertsch-Hokendauqua-Catasauqua Watershed win Friend of the Lehigh River Awards

     
    Wildlands Conservancy has announced the winners of its 2011 Friend of the Lehigh River Awards. They are Tom Kerr, past president of Wildlands Conservancy; Greg Weitzel, Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Allentown; and the Bertsch-...
  • Minor injuries in N.J. bear attack

     
    TRENTON: Two young campers suffered minor injuries early this morning after being attacked by a yearling black bear that entered their campsite in Stokes State Forest in northern Sussex County. The injured campers, an 11-year-old Brooklyn boy and a 12-...
  • Check out Migration Fest at Lehigh Gap Nature Center on Fri., Sat. and Sun.!

     
    Check out the 2011 Migration Fest at Lehigh Gap Nature Center (http://lgnc.org) this weekend. The full schedule is below. Read what naturalist Dan Kunkle, director of the center, has to say about it: , : Seasonal journeys of wildlife have fascinated...
  • Hiking With Pride: Like Regular Hiking, But Gayer

    Hiking With Pride:  Like Regular Hiking, But Gayer
    “What’s the difference between straight hiking and gay hiking?” a straight friend once asked Richard, a financier who is proud to call himself a Connecticut Pride Hiker. Richard believes it’s the humor that distinguishes gay...
  • The path to nirvana

    The path to nirvana
    Fresh-from-the-farm breakfasts, Tibetan stretching and miles upon miles of hiking trails are just some of the reasons adults are happily forgoing their vacations for health retreats. But with hundreds of retreats from New York to California, it's hard to...
  • Spring/Summer Getaways Right Across The Hudson River

    Spring/Summer Getaways Right Across The Hudson River
    An event at the Prudential Center this week unveiled a mosaic where people submitted images of their favorite family vacations, memories etc., Now NJ Tourism wants to be a part of creating new memories for families, couples and single people looking for...
  • A fan's guide to Ohio's Hocking Hills State Park

    A fan's guide to Ohio's Hocking Hills State Park
    LOGAN, Ohio — There is one Ohio state park everyone should visit. That's Hocking Hills, with its out-of-Ohio vibe that is very appealing. It is Ohio's best park for natural wonders and its most scenic state park. The picturesque 2,348-acre park in...
  • Local man hiking Appalachian Trail to raise awareness for homeless veterans

    Local man hiking Appalachian Trail to raise awareness for homeless veterans
    Army veteran Zach Day is taking a hike for a cause. He's taking on the Appalachian Trail, one of the toughest hiking trails in the world. Day served in Operation Enduring Freedom from July 2011 to July 2012. He said he met many fellow servicemen and...
  • Literary pilgrimage to Virginia vistas is done in honor of author Dillard

    Literary pilgrimage to Virginia vistas is done in honor of author Dillard
    DALEVILLE, Va. — It is a tough uphill hike to Tinker Cliffs. The distinctive cliffs of light-colored sandstone stretch nearly half a mile atop Tinker Mountain at an elevation of 3,000 feet along the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. The cliffs...
  • Cascades waterfall in Virginia worth the hike

    Cascades waterfall in Virginia worth the hike
    PEMBROKE, Va. — It is an impressive waterfall hidden deep in an Appalachian gorge. The Cascades drop 66 feet on Little Stony Creek in the Cascades Recreation Area of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forest in southwestern Virginia....
  • Travel with a classic touch, and a picnic blanket, to Massachusetts' Tanglewood

     Travel with a classic touch, and a picnic blanket, to Massachusetts' Tanglewood
    Lenox, Mass. — Travelers come to the Berkshires in western Massachusetts for the mountains and the museums, the camping and the theater, the just-off-the-boil summer days that fade into cool evenings and single-blanket nights. But most of all they...
  • Thursday, May 31, 2012

    5:30 - 9 a.m.  Bill Leff in for Jonathon Brandmeier 8:07 a.m.  Former Saturday Night Live cast member and current star of Disney’s A.N.T. Farm Finesse Mitchell joins Bill Leff in studio. 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.   Mike McConnell 10:05 a.m.  Mike McConnell...