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Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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  • Trail Stories: McAfee Knob

    Trail Stories: McAfee Knob
    The 2000-mile long Appalachian Trail (AT) is the longest continuous footpath in North America and stretches from Georgia to Maine. An estimated three million hikers traverse its entire length or portions of it annually. Between all that foot traffic and...
  • FBI wants to speak with several people who may have seen hiker found dead in Amherst County

    FBI wants to speak with several people who may have seen hiker found dead in Amherst County
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation is trying to identify and locate several hikers who may have had contact with Scott Lilly. These individuals go by the following trail names: "Mr. Coffee" "White Wolf" "Papa Smurf" "Combat Gizmo" and "Space Cadet"...
  • 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...
  • UPDATED: Search canceled for missing hiker in Nelson County

    UPDATED:  Search canceled for missing hiker in Nelson County
    UPDATED:  The threat of severe weather in the mountains has canceled a search for a missing hiker in Nelson County. Rescuers have been looking for the hiker on the Appalachian Trail near Tyro in Nelson County.------------------------Crews are...
  • Wiffle Ball tournament to aid baseball program

    The Clear Spring High school baseball program will hold a Wiffle Ball tournament   Saturday at the high school athletic complex.  The first pitch will be at noon. The tournament is open to all ages. The teams are made up of 3 to 5 players. The entry fee...
  • Girl Scouts mark centennial with Appalachian Trail section hike

    Girl Scouts mark centennial with Appalachian Trail section hike
    The Girl Scouts of America turns 100 Monday and scouts from Georgia to Maine have made big plans to celebrate.  In Harpers Ferry, West Virginia on Sunday, Girl Scouts and dignitaries announced the Great Girl Scout Hike on the Appalachian Trail (AT).  It...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Snow, Cold, and Wind---A Beautiful Day for a Hike

    Snow, Cold, and Wind---A Beautiful Day for a Hike
    On a day when most people are inside, by the fire, staying warm, there's a group of hearty hikers who won't let the weather deter them.  Such was the case on the coldest day of the winter in southwestern Virginia; when the temperature failed to rise out...
  • More known about South Bend hiker's 'suspicious' death

    More known about South Bend hiker's 'suspicious' death
    We now know how a South Bend man who disappeared while hiking the Appalachian Trail died. The autopsy shows Scott Lilly died from suffocation. His body was found August 12 in Virginia by other hikers. The FBI calls his death suspicious. They are...