1-minute hike: Lake George Regional Park in Canaan and Skowhegan

Difficulty: Easy to moderate, depending on the trails you hike. Altogether, the intersecting trails in the park equal about 10 miles. However, most recommended loop hikes are less than 2 miles. How to get there: From the intersection of Route 2 and Route 23 in Canaan, drive west on Route 2 (Main Street) for 1.1 […]

10 outdoorsy books for stormy days, or holiday gifts

Cold, rainy, windy and gloomy — that’s been the past week or so. And in my opinion, the only thing to do during that type of weather is curl up on the couch with a cup of tea and a good book. Personally, I enjoy a wide variety of books. I read almost every night […]

Canoeing with alligators on the Wekiva River in Florida

At the boat launch was a warning sign about local alligators. And when we rented a canoe, we signed a waiver that cautioned us about their presence in the water. Yet as we pushed away from the sandy shore of Wekiva River in central Florida and followed its lazy current into the forest, I still […]