Hiking

Rogers Rock Campground & Day Use Area

Location

Rogers Rock Campground & Day Use Area
9894 Lake Shore Drive
Hague, NY 12836
United States
Phone: (518) 585-6746
43° 47' 19.6728" N, 73° 29' 19.0248" W

Rogers Rock Campground & Day Use Area is part of New York's Adirondack Park and is located along the northwestern bank of Lake George. A major feature of the area is Rogers Rock, named after an English colonial fighter named Robert Rogers, who served in the French and Indian War. Rogers climbed the rock to evade Indians who were pursuing him and there are various legends regarding the specifics of his escape.

Third Annual WILD Outdoor Expo Sept. 15-16

The NJDEP's third annual NJ Wild Outdoor Expo will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 15-16, 2012 at the Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area.

Families can discover new ways to enjoy New Jersey's great outdoors and will have an opportunity to try a broad spectrum of outdoor activities such as hiking, geocaching, fishing, kayaking, rock climbing and camping skills. There will also be demonstrations of sporting and tracking dogs, turkey calling and crafts.

Mount Washington State Forest

Size: 
4169 acres

Location

Mount Washington State Forest
Mount Washington Road
Mt. Washington, MA 01258
United States
Phone: (413) 528-0330
42° 8' 49.8264" N, 73° 28' 45.8796" W

Mount Washington State Forest is located in southwest Massachusetts and protects a 4169-acre hardwood forest that had once been clear-cut between the late-1700s and mid-1800s.

Bash Bish Falls State Park

Location

Bash Bish Falls State Park
Falls Road
Mount Washington, MA 01258
United States
Phone: (413) 528-0330
42° 6' 35.5896" N, 73° 29' 16.9872" W

Bash Bish Falls State Park is located in Southwest Massachusetts and is home to the state's highest single-drop waterfall. The Bash Bish Brook cascades down Bash Bish Mountain before making a 60-foot drop over the falls.

Bash Bish State Park offers day use recreation including fishing and hiking. The trail is accessed via a moderately difficult trail. There is a range of wildlife in the area, including black bear and bobcat.

Camel's Hump State Park

Size: 
20000 acres

Location

Camel's Hump State Park
Camel's Hump Road
Duxbury, VT 05676
United States
44° 20' 3.9372" N, 72° 50' 7.1196" W

Camel's Hump State Park protect's the third-largest peak in Vermont and is part of the Green Mountain range. Camel's Hump peak has a distinctive look and is featured on Vermont's state quarter. Its elevation is 4,083, making it one of the 48 peaks in New England reaching higher than 4,000 feet.

Big Bend National Park

Size: 
801163 acres

Location

Big Bend National Park
1 Headquarters Drive
Big Bend National Park, TX 79834
United States
Phone: (432) 477-1108
29° 17' 18.4236" N, 103° 12' 46.7064" W

Big Bend National Park is a remote park on the United States/Mexican border in Far West Texas. The park contains over 800,000 acres of the Chihuahuan Desert and is larger than the state of Rhode Island. 244 miles of the famous Rio Grande river flow through the park.

G. Richard Thompson Wildlife Management Area

Size: 
4000 acres

Location

G. Richard Thompson Wildlife Management Area
Leeds Manor Road
Marshall, VA 22643
United States
Phone: (703) 899-4169
38° 57' 21.618" N, 77° 59' 29.4504" W

G. Richard Thompson Wildlife Management Area is located primarily in Northwestern Fauquier County, Virginia and with portions in Clarke and Warren Counties. It is located within the Blue Ridge Mountain range and elevations range from 700 to 2200 feet.

Reid State Park

Size: 
610 acres

Location

Reid State Park
375 Seguinland Road
Georgetown, ME 04548
United States
Phone: (207) 371-2303
43° 47' 35.6568" N, 69° 43' 10.8084" W

Reid State Park is located on Georgetown Island in Sagadahoc County, Maine. The island is located on the Atlantic coast in southern Maine. The was created in 1946 when Walter E. Reid donated the land to the State of Maine and represents Maine's first state-owned saltwater beach.

Reid State Park contains several wide sandy beaches, which are uncommon on the Maine coastline. Families can enjoy swimming and fishing in the waters or a hike on one of the trails. There is a picnic area and food service available.

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

Size: 
14000 acres

Location

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway
Orick, CA 95555
United States
Phone: (707) 465-7347
41° 24' 15.57" N, 124° 1' 44.4288" W

Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park is located in Humboldt County, California and protects old-growth Coast Redwood trees. Many of the redwoods reach over 300 feet high and the third largest Coast Redwood, named Iluvatar, is located in the park's Atlas Grove. The forest within the park is also comprised of Coast Douglas Fir, Sitka Spruce and Western Hemlock. In addition to the redwood forest, the park also contains Gold Bluffs Beach which represents 10 miles of scenic coastline on the Pacific Ocean.

Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park

Size: 
342 acres

Location

Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park
2 Barefoot Beach Boulevard
Bonita Springs, FL 34134
United States
Phone: (239) 591-8596
26° 19' 6.852" N, 81° 50' 24.4932" W

Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park is located on a barrier island in Southwest Florida's Gulf Coast and is part of the Collier County park system. The park features 8200 feet of beach on the Gulf of Mexico that is popular for swimming and fishing. Little Hickory Bay and Wiggins Pass are other major water features within the preserve.