| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:50 AM
This article is part of our 2013 New Haven Annual Manual
Bauer Park, Copse Rd., Madison, 203-318-8651. Once a working farm, now a 65-acre nature preserve. Hiking trails, community gardens, star-gazing platform.
Beaver Ponds Park, Between Sherman...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Promised Land State Park in Greentown, Pike County, is holding Scout Day on Saturday, Sept. 28. The annual event is designed for Boys Scouts and Girl Scouts ages 6-15 and their leaders with a day-long interactive outdoors educational experience that...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Every outdoorsman loves spending time on the water, but not everyone owns a boat.
That’s not a problem if you don’t mind spending a little money to rent one.
Boat rentals aren’t as prominent as they were years ago when I was boat-...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Braxton Berkey, a living historian at Fort Frederick State Park, was decked out in 18th-century clothing as the sun beat down on the area Tuesday.
The Somerset, Pa., man was to spend much of the the day outdoors, talking to and greeting visitors and...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:50 PM
A section of the popular Crow Pass trail within the Chugach State Park reopened Monday after a brown bear incident a week ago.
Chugach Park officials closed a three-mile section of the trail between Icicle and Twin Falls Creek after a “brown bear...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 9:53 PM
As with most summer holidays, the Fourth of July was a busy one in South Dakota State Parks.
Park managers across the state reported full campgrounds and busy day-use areas over the weekend. Parks saw a high number of boaters, swimmers, picnickers and...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Leaves already are changing color north of Chicago, so it's time to plan your fall leaf-hunting getaway. We've come up with some of the most scenic autumn areas within roughly 180 miles of Chicago, so it can be a day trip, or you can make a weekend of it....
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:13 AM
It was pretty much a given that Joe Vogelpohl's kids would love hiking. As a ranger at Patapsco Valley State Park, Vogelpohl spends most of his days on trails and often takes his children, Isaac, 4, and Cecelia, 1, along on weekends. Cecilia is usually...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Despite the city vying for a temporary restraining order to stop the event, the Wet Electric electronic dance music festival will still be held this weekend at the Huntington State Beach, a judge ruled Wednesday.
Orange County Superior Court Judge Jamoa...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The Morgan fire at Mt. Diablo State Park in Northern California was 70% contained on Wednesday, and officials said they hoped to have it fully contained by Friday.
An estimated 3,133 acres have burned so far, said Tina Rose, a spokeswoman for the...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Firefighters have made significant progress on a wildfire raging in Mt. Diablo State Park in Northern California, officials said Tuesday.
The estimated burn area of the Morgan fire was reduced to 3,243 acres overnight Monday as a result of better...