Crabtree Falls, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Richmond

Check Out This Must-Do Waterfall Hike in Virginia

One of our favorite things to do is ask our authors what are their favorite hikes that had to be excluded from their books. And Phil Riggan, author of the newly-updated 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Richmond definitely delivered. Technical trails, tall cascades, and views...

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The Best Rail-Trails to Bike in New York

Grab a copy of the new Rail-Trails New Jersey & New York, and start exploring the Empire State by bike. Warren County Bikeway Visitors can expect a couple of easy climbs as they travel on the Warren County Bikeway through the southern Adirondacks for 10 miles between...

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Flagg Mountain, Nimblewill Nomad, Alabama hiking

Why Flagg Mountain is the New Springer Mountain

Everyone who knows anything about the Appalachian Trail has heard of Springer Mountain in Georgia—the southern terminus of the A.T. Mile 0 for all #NOBO hikers, and the emotional end for all #SOBO hikers. But if you're scratching your head wondering what or where Flagg...

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Why You Should Love Independent Bookstores

Independent Bookstore Day is April 27th this year. Which is quite possibly our second favorite semi-holiday, after National Trails Day. We adore indie bookstores, and here's why you should too. They're a local business If there's one thing we love to support, it's local businesses. Especially local bookstores,...

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Earth Day, Menasha Ridge Press

Unconventional Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! As publishers of outdoor recreation books, this day means a great deal to us. Without clean air, clean water, well-maintained trails, and public lands, we would have nowhere to enjoy and appreciate the great outdoors. Earth Day has been around for 49 years....

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Camping Emma Long Metropolitan Park, Best Tent Camping Texas

The Best Spot to Camp in Austin

When our authors research for our Best Tent Camping series, they have an incredibly difficult and subjective job to find the very best campgrounds in a state. A campsite has to be near perfect in terms of beauty, spaciousness, quiet, security, privacy, and spaciousness to...

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