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National trails day is tomorrow – June 7th!


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Another tale from the North Country Trail


Kathy and I took another trek along a 5.7 mile segment of the North Country National Scenic Trail yesterday afternoon, primarily in Kalamazoo County, Michigan. This segment took us through the Michigan State University/Kellogg Forest, the MSU/Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, and … Continue reading

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Let’s go take a hike!


As an avid recreational and commuting bicyclist, I have often preferred exercise by two wheels over two feet. That does not mean I didn’t hike, but it was not purposeful on a fitness or health level. Instead, hiking was principally … Continue reading

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Why is Indiana off the beaten path?


There is but one lonely state that does not have a single inch of the National Trails System (Historic or Scenic) contained within its boundaries. Sadly, that is my birth state of Indiana. How can that be? Is Indiana so … Continue reading

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Over ‘hill’ and ‘dale’ on the North Country Trail


Kathy and I hiked another gorgeous segment of the North Country Trail this afternoon (Sunday) in Hillsdale County, Michigan. The 3.25 mile segment passes through the rolling terrain of the Pittsford State Game Area in southern Hillsdale County, just a … Continue reading

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