Hiking News Briefs

3 Wisconsin State Parks Holding Nighttime Hiking/Skiing Saturday

There are 3 state park’s in Wisconsin that will be offering skiing/hiking outings at night (first two include snowshoeing too): Blue Mound State Park, about 25 miles west of Madison Mirror Lake State Park in Lake Delton Harrington Beach State Park, about 35 miles north of Milwaukee in Belgium Read the Entire Story:  3 Wisconsin Parks to Offer Candlelight Skiing ... Read More »

New Hiking Program at Blue Sky Ecological Reserve

The Blue Sky Ecological Reserve, located in San Diego County, is going to help you with that New Year’s Resolution by offering a 6-week hiking program that begins on Monday, January 7. The final hike will be up to Ramona Dam on Monday, February 11.  It will start off much easier, with 2 miles of fairly flat trail hiking in ... Read More »

Ring in the New Year at Mountain Summit!

Cocktail parties are not the only activity one can engage in on New Year’s Eve. The Pikes Peak AdAmAn Club has been hiking up 14,000 ft Pike’s Peak near Colorado Springs for 90 years! They set off for the summit early Sunday morning (Dec 30) and will be setting off fireworks at midnight. Read the entire story:  Group Hiking Up ... Read More »

Find Winter Bliss Hiking The Ouachita Trail

The Ouachita Trail covers 222 miles from Pinnacle Mountain State Park close to Little Rock Arkansas, up through southeast Oklahoma. Winter is an excellent time to take advantage of the Oklahoma side of the trail, due to the temperate climate, clearer views of surrounding countryside, and lack of chiggers and ticks! Read the entire story: The Ouachita Trail is a ... Read More »

New Hiking Trail To Be Created in South Chicago Suburbs

The Oak Forest Heritage Preserve, located in the south suburbs of Chicago, may have been turned into a business park if it hadn’t been for the Great Recession. Instead, it’s 170 acres is being turned into a historical site including a 1.5 mile loop trail in it’s initial phase. In years gone by this area was used as a poor ... Read More »