Tag: hiking

Seven Family-Friendly Parks To Explore This Fall Around the D.C. Area

My friend Rachel Cooper (from AboutDC.com) and I are working hard on a guidebook entitled 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles of Washington DC. We are updating a classic book that is beloved by local hiking enthusiasts, but was published in 2007. We have updated original author Paul Elliot’s list of hikes and added new family-friendly hikes. Here’s a preview of trails…

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Pocahontas County: This West Virginia Region is a haven for Scientists and Nature Lovers

  It’s possible you’ve visited Pocahontas County and never knew it. But chances are high, you’ve never seen this wild, wonderful part of the mountainous state, and it’s time you make that trip. West of Harrisonburg and Staunton, Virginia, the drive to Pocahontas County requires traversing up and over the highest mountain range in the Appalachians. What makes the…

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