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Day Hikes on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
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Every hiker should set aside a road trip (or two) to visit the upper peninsula. Seeing the Gitchie Gumee (Ojibwe for Lake Superior) firsthand is inspiring. But that’s not all. … Read More

Explore the Valles Caldera National Preserve
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Imagine a giant bowl filled with endless grassy fields and thin, ribbon streams. Imagine the bowl is ringed with mountains. And finally, imagine you’re inside this bowl. There is a … Read More

Hiking the Badlands of South Dakota
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In the southwest corner of South Dakota is a place of preserved prairie that will have you feeling like you’re on the set of Dances with Wolves. And that’s because, … Read More

Arizona’s Historical Hikes: 5 National Monuments
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Arizona has a slew of national monuments. Each one is interesting, but not all of them are particularly good as hiking spots. This post will outline Arizona’s historical hikes: 5 … Read More

Hike Sedona’s Best: The West Fork Trail
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No visit to Arizona is complete without spending a day or two in Sedona. Renowned on the internet as a great hiking destination and a hot spot for alien portals, … Read More

Hike among Groovy Rocks: Utah’s Kodachrome Basin & Goblin Valley
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Let’s say you’ve already been to Utah and done the big 5 National Parks. You’d like to go back to Southern Utah, but you want to do something different this … Read More

Hike to the Confluence at Dinosaur National Monument
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Situated on the Utah-Colorado border, Dinosaur National Monument is a place to gawk at incredible rivers, canyons, rock formations, petroglyphs, and fossils. There is a lot to see in this … Read More

Exploring Slot Canyons in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
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Hidden among Utah’s big five national parks, you’ll find the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. It’s easy to overlook this BLM park with Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reef, Canyonlands, and Arches looming … Read More

Hiking Wind Cave National Park: Prairie above, Boxwork below
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Nestled in the scenic Black Hills of South Dakota is one of our nation’s oldest national parks. Honestly, it is a pretty unassuming place. From the scenic drive, there are … Read More