National Parks and Public Lands Articles

Viewing Sunrise in Shenandoah National Park’s Central District

With over 75 overlooks, it can be hard to determine the best place to view sunrise in Shenandoah National Park. I spent quite a bit of time reading blog posts and review websites to figure out our viewing location. After my research, I narrowed down my options to...

Why you should be championing #MonumentsForAll

Monuments Under Review Today I'm joining my fellow outdoor recreation and public lands bloggers to speak out in support of national monuments through the...

Making Your Own Loop Trail at Greenbrier State Park Trails

Early this morning, Hubs and I set off on an hour drive to Maryland so that we could hike a loop on the Greenbrier State Park trails. We arrived at the park about 20 minutes before it opened and were greeted with a line of fishermen waiting outside the gate. We jumped...

Secluded Hiking in Virginia’s Hemlock Overlook Regional Park Trails

There are few outdoorsy things that my husband loves more than a good rain hike. I swear, for a dude who grew up in the desert, this guy is slightly obsessed with a hike in the pouring rain. So, we set out yesterday in the rain to complete Hike 9 in my 52 Hike...