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Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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  • 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...
  • Attention hikers: a way to reduce altitude sickness is at hand

     
    The tool to prevent altitude sickness is available over the counter....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Two Injured In Black Bear Attack At NJ Campsite

    Two Injured In Black Bear Attack At NJ Campsite
    Two young campers suffered minor injuries Wednesday morning after they were attacked by a black bear that slipped into their campsite at a New Jersey park, officials with the state's Department of Environmental Protection said. According to authorities,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Appalachian Trail Hiker Attacked and Set on Fire in Gettysburg

    Appalachian Trail Hiker Attacked and Set on Fire in Gettysburg
    An Alabama man is recovering from 2nd and 3rd burns suffered after he was attacked and set on fire in Gettysburg.  The 46 year old Tuscaloosa man had been hiking the Appalachian Trial when he walked into the Borough just before 1 o'clock Thursday morning....
  • Shenandoah Crossing in the middle of a great Virginia vacation

    Shenandoah Crossing in the middle of a great Virginia vacation
    Get outdoors and take in the beautiful Virginia landscape without sacrificing luxury at Shenandoah Crossing resort. Based in Gordonsville, "a town at the Crossroads of History," the resort offers the perfect place to go camping, but also just minutes...