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Turkey Mountain, Westchester NY

I’ve been spending a lot of time with family downstate this summer, and having a great time exploring. I hiked Turkey Mountain in Yorktown Heights with my mom.  The hike was just over 3 miles by doing the perimeter and … Continue reading

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Bear Swamp Preserve

I took a hike through Bear Swamp Preserve in Westerlo today and saw all sorts of interesting sights. The two mile yellow trail loops you around the swamp itself, and the trails are a bit swampy themselves in certain areas. … Continue reading

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Head West for: Fort Stanwix, Utica Zoo, Crazy Otto’s Diner, Eerie Canal Cruise, and Moccasin Kill Sanctuary

After a week of rainy cloudy days I decided to spend a solid 12 hours out and about yesterday. At 8 AM we set out to Rome to visit Fort Stanwix, a beautifully maintained national monument. There is rich history … Continue reading

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Hollyhock Hollow Sanctuary

I’ve been trying lots of new trails this season, some which are more appealing than others. Yesterday I hiked one I think I liked best so far! Hollyhock Hollow Sanctuary, in Selkirk. Yet another preserve right in our backyard, without … Continue reading

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