Canoe Camping on the Essex Chain Lakes
Heading into the newly opened Essex Chain Lakes Tract on a Sunday night with a mid-September forecast for 30 degrees should be a guarantee of solitude. It almost was. With only one other camping...
5 Great Options for Spring Hikes
We’ve all been there: winter (no matter where you have been) feels like it has stretched on forever. Every day the sun is creeping higher on the horizon and you’re feeling that itch to get out and do...
A Hike to OK Slip Falls
5 Reasons to Snowmobile Hamilton County
Top 4 Ways to Enjoy Winter
Top 4 Ways to Enjoy Winter You may be thinking “I’m getting the winter blues and I need a vacation,” and I know the first thing that pops into you heard is somewhere tropical, but why not try...
Oak Mountain Downhill Skiing
First Time at Lapland Lake
I decided to make a trip to Benson last week to experience Lapland Lake Nordic Recreation Center. I had never been to the cross-country ski center, but have heard great reviews of it, so I decided it...
Snowshoeing at Dog-Friendly Fern Park
Skates, Skis or Snowshoes!
Wintertime gear includes so many innovative contraptions to strap onto your feet! And maybe you JUST got those brand new ones and you are DYING to try them out! Well, come on up to the heart of the...