Tag Archives: Nature Trail

Miner’s Ridge – James Irvine Trail Loop, including Gold Bluffs Beach and Fern Canyon (Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, CA)

If ever there was a premier, unforgettable hike in northern California’s Redwood National Park, this is it. The Miner’s Ridge – James Irvine Trail Loop combines long stretches of spectacular redwood groves with a brief jaunt along the Pacific Ocean … Continue reading

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Hole-in-the-Wall Nature Trail (Mojave National Preserve, CA)

The Hole-in-the-Wall Nature Trail in California’s Mojave National Preserve is a boon for those looking to identify some desert plants: the short jaunt, which connects the Hole-in-the-Wall Information Center to the nearby campground, includes more than a dozen identifiers. Who … Continue reading

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Nature Trail (George Washington Birthplace National Monument, VA)

– Revolutionary War Series – The roughly one-mile Nature Trail at Virginia’s George Washington Birthplace National Monument offers a short journey through peaceful woodlands situated across Dancing Marsh from the main historic area. The forest was the old stomping grounds … Continue reading

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Plains of Abraham Loop (Quebec, QC)

It’s been more than a year since Live and Let Hike featured a hike outside of the United States (see here and here). No more. Today’s post takes us north to Canada—specifically Quebec City, one of North America’s oldest European … Continue reading

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Frying Pan Farm Park Loop (Fairfax County Parks, VA)

– Civil War Series – Frying Pan Farm Park in western Fairfax County, Virginia serves mostly as a destination for equestrians, school trips, and tractor rides, a family-friendly outing at a semi-rural farmstead. There is also a decent nature trail, … Continue reading

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Nature Trail (Kodachrome Basin State Park, UT)

Though not the most beautiful—nor the most diverse—hike in the area, the short, self-guided Nature Trail at Kodachrome Basin State Park is the most accessible, making this the best option for aging travelers, families with small children, and visitors in … Continue reading

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