Amazing Art Trails from around the World.

Autumn cliff walk, Right Knee, Sleeping Giant State Park, Hamden, Connecticut. October 25, 2023, 3:27PM.

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Falls In The River Trail, Pittsburg NH
4 1.6-2.7 miles Easy difficulty

This is one of the beautiful that I passed earlier this month while in the White , . The is appropriately named Falling Waters Trail!

A day comes to an end as spring begins to show, Marino Pond, Plymouth, Connecticut. April 8, 2020, 7:16 PM.

July 31, 1983: The first few miles were mostly through Wawayanda State Park. Like those I passed yesterday, all the streams along the trail today were dry. Ironically, my guidebook informs me that Wawayanda is a Lenape Indian word meaning water on the mountain. Not this summer.


Side Trail

Checking out the Rainier wilderness area this morning. This is just a random shot of the tree line with a little bit of fall colors in the ground foliage with a trail leading off on the side. A simple but elegant shot. (10/21/23)

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Wandern extrem: Deutschlandlauf 2017 Abstieg vom Kahle Berg im Erzgebirge bei extremen Regenwetter
Mehr zum Lauf: Deutschlandlauf 2017 - 1160 km vom Westen in den Osten - Woche 4:
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October tranquility, Beaver Pond, White Memorial Foundation, Morris, Connecticut. October 12, 2023, 3:05 PM.

Someone grab a rake. Autumn forest, Mattatuck Trail, Fall Mountain, Plymouth, Connecticut. October 15, 2020, 5:39 PM.

Sure, it looks pretty now, but... "You gotta take care of the floors. You know the floors of the forest, very important." - Donald Trump, forest fire prevention expert.

June 14, 1983: It was another steamy day. After seven miles of trudging up and down short, steep climbs, occasionally crossing hollows with sluggish brown creeks, I had a long, steep climb up to and along Chestnut Ridge to Chestnut Knob. Both were attractive. A long swath of grassy, flowering meadow ran along the ridge crest up to and past the knob.


Turning towards autumn, overlooking Herron Pond, White Memorial Foundation, Morris, Connecticut. October 12, 2023, 2:34 PM.

on a mountain ridge! Eerie effects while I was in the earlier this month from being completely blanketed in dense low-lying the on the ridge and hikers were disappearing into the mist. I was feeling all alone while also knowing there were others close by. came early in the mountains!

Autumn can brighten up even a rainy day walk along a much abused river through an old industrial city. Naugatuck River Greenway, Waterbury, Connecticut. October 20, 2023, 4:41 PM.

May 23, 1983: Another morning dawned gray and dismal, shedding a chill misting rain upon the land as we made ready to set out. The sun broke out from the clouds once again just as we left the shelter all in all, a nice little symbolic flourish for our impending departure from the Great Smokies.

DeKalb County is soliciting input on the master plan for trails and greenways. This page has links to a survey as well as to an interactive map where you can suggest trail destinations or flag problems.

Cootes Paradise

Part of the Royal Botanical Gardens trails. Cootes Paradise is the Royal Botanical Gardens largest and most diverse sanctuary at over 600 hectares. The area features a 320-hectare river-mouth marsh, 16 creeks and 25 kilometres of shoreline

A. and I will definitely be coming back to this one.

Happy from Mount Kessler Hand-cut, technical .

Last Call > Terrapin Station (Lady w/a Fan) > Crazy Mary > Fayetteville Traverse > Serpentine > GOAT Trail (Stairway to Jerry), Egg Beater > Western Myth > Spellbound > Western Myth > Egg Beater > Crazy Mary

Chinquapin Oak > Bewitched > Crazy Mary > Terrapin Flyer

E: Around The Bases (Saddle Up) > Fayetteville Traverse

Rainy October evening on Mill Pond Way, Scoville Reservoir, Wolcott, Connecticut. October 13, 2020, 6:26 PM.

Rustic summit marker, South Bubble, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, Maine. April 1981. View of Eagle Lake and the Atlantic.

Golden June sunset, Scoville Reservoir, Wolcott, Connecticut. June 4, 2021, 7:47 PM.

Watch your step. Icy footbridge in Finch Brook Preserve, Wolcott, Connecticut, February 20, 2019, 4:21 PM.

This is one of the picturesque lakes I passed yesterday afternoon while . This is so great several lakes and meadows, plus densely forested sections and hills. here is much more like fun than a workout!

It's an orangey sky (h/t to The Cars). Scoville Reservoir, Wolcott, Connecticut. May 18, 2021, 7:53 PM.

Green wetlands, green forest, Mattatuck Trail, White Memorial Foundation, Morris, Connecticut. June 30, 2023, 4:22 PM.

Autumn tranquility, Herron Pond, White Memorial Foundation, Morris, Connecticut. October 12, 2023, 2:11 PM.

It shore looks like October, Beaver Pond, White Memorial Foundation, Morris, Connecticut. October 12, 2023, 3:14 PM.

For a half-mile, the trail shot straight up the precipitous north flank of Brushy Mountain, all the way up to the wooded crest. By the time I made it to the top I had broken all the old sweating records I had established on this hike.

A Baltimore "Historic" map for the conference, to orient nonresidents. Trail 1 goes from Patterson Park "ova east" straight into downtown, then hooks around to Fort Avenue heading for the national "shrine" of Fort McHenry. A 5-mile hike, one way, though you need to put thought into returning from whence you came (I did it by bus in 2010).
The numbers correspond to imagery, now reachable via thank you,
e.g. Science Center in 2010:

Autumn colors, Beaver Pond, White Memorial Foundation, Morris, Connecticut. October 12, 2023, 3:01 PM.

Autumn footbridge, Herron Pond, White Memorial Foundation, Morris, Connecticut. October 12, 2023, 2:01 PM.

Last one today. Love exploring this area, Valley of the Gods. Near Mexican Hat, Utah.

Cedar Mesa sandstone dating to the Permian age, 250 million years old.

Tall trees in slanting October afternoon sunshine, White Memorial Foundation, Morris, Connecticut. October 12, 2023, 2:21 PM.

Old stone dam on Beaver Pond, White Memorial Foundation, Morris, Connecticut. October 12, 2023, 3:02 PM. Yes, "Beaver Pond" is manmade.

Pink and purple clouds sunset, Mattatuck Trail, Plymouth, Connecticut. October 8, 2019, 6:35 PM.

Some cool pics of the area *now* where this eruption may occur. It's a trip how the entire landscape will change again, once an eruption occurs.

October afternoon above Herron Pond, White Memorial Foundation, Morris, Connecticut. October 12, 2023, 2:36PM.

Quinnipiac University, Mount Carmel and New Haven from Giant's Chest, Sleeping Giant State Park, Hamden, Connecticut. October 27, 2022, 4:32 PM.

Evening descends upon the big field, Mattatuck State Forest, Plymouth, Connecticut. May 24, 2020, 7:11 PM.

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