The Redwood forest in northern California is full of amazing hikes, all of which are populated by amazing and unique trees. One of the most famous of these is called, simply, Big Tree. At 304 ft tall, with a 68 ft circumference, it’s one of the largest and oldest trees in the forest. The tree … More Big Tree Loop, Redwoods, CA
I could not asked for a better way to spend more morning with my kids then strolling through fields of wildflowers, Aspen trees, and small pines, all with a babbling brook winding back and forth along the trail. Green Pond Loop is a great place to bring young, developing hikers as well as seasoned … More Green Pond Loop, Ogden, Utah
Soda Creek Falls is the main attraction at Cascadia State Park and it’s not hard to see why. This might just be my most favorite hike and waterfall yet. There is the smaller hike there, called the Soda Springs Trail. Location: Soda Springs is located in the Cascadia State Park in Cascadia, OR. This is … More Soda Creek Falls, Cascadia, OR
Soda Springs is the little sister to the beautiful Soda Creek Falls, which will be my next blog post. It is a beautiful area to have a picnic, go camping or just spend the day hiking. We went just a couple of days ago and it was, of course, in the middle of winter and … More Soda Springs Trail, Cascadia, OR
I love the thought of Thanksgiving and everything to do with being Thankful. I also love that there is a specific time in the year dedicated to being Thankful! I grew up in Australia and they never celebrated Thanksgiving. My Dad always joked that it was because we all came from convicts and we had … More Thanksgiving #Thankful
This is a fascinating trail with an amazing surprise at the end. I’d recommend you bring your binoculars and an extra zoom lens for your camera, if you have one!! Location: Homer Campbell trail is located in the William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge just outside of Corvallis, OR. There are a few entrances into the … More Homer Campbell Boardwalk Trail, Monroe, OR
Do you have a 4th grader in your home? If you do, you can get, FREE OF CHARGE, a national parks pass. For more information click here or go to http://www.everykidinapark.gov I wish I had a 4th grader, only 3 more years 🙂 Enjoy!!