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Cascades 66 Foot Waterfall Hike – Trail Map – Pembroke, VA

Cascades Trail and recreation area in Pembroke, Virginia is a little over 20 miles northwest of Blacksburg. Drive on US 460W for 13 miles, take a right turn onto SR 623/Cascade Drive, and drive for four miles to the parking lot. Continue reading “Cascades 66 Foot Waterfall Hike – Trail Map – Pembroke, VA”

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Colorado Mountain Biking Trails – Boulder, Fort Collins, Loveland, Lyons

Colorado’s Northern Front Range includes lots of mountain bike trails that can be fun for everyone from beginners to experts. The following are trails we have documented with each ranked by difficulty within its region. Continue reading “Colorado Mountain Biking Trails – Boulder, Fort Collins, Loveland, Lyons”

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Best Hikes for Dogs in Fort Collins, Colorado

In 2008, we hiked a lot of the trails along Colorado’s northern front range. Even though we do not own a dog, we observed each trail that we explored to determine which were dog friendly. The following were my top five hiking trails for dogs in Fort Collins. Continue reading “Best Hikes for Dogs in Fort Collins, Colorado”

Sonoma Overlook Trail – Sonoma, CA

The Sonoma Overlook Trail was located a half mile north of Sonoma Plaza. We parked at the lower trailhead and arrived there by driving north on 1st Street W. Continue reading “Sonoma Overlook Trail – Sonoma, CA”

Slacker Hill – Marin County, CA

Slacker Hill was located two miles northwest of the Golden Gate Bridge and inside the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. We arrived there by taking exit 442 off of US 101 and then followed Conzelman Rd to its roundabout intersection with McCullough Rd; where there was a small, free parking area. Continue reading “Slacker Hill – Marin County, CA”

Seven Springs Loop Trail in Fremont Older – Cupertino, CA

We reached the entrance to the Fremont Older Preserve by taking the┬áDe Anza Blvd exit off of CA-85, then onto Prospect Road, and followed it to its end. Continue reading “Seven Springs Loop Trail in Fremont Older – Cupertino, CA”