Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve

After backpacking in Zaleski State Forest, my plan was to camp for two nights at Hocking Hills State Park and hike the trails. I had been forewarned that Hocking Hills gets crowded, what I failed to understand was that it is not the normal state park crowd level, it is National Park crowd level, which…

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Grandma Gatewood’s Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail by Ben Montgomery

Grandma Gatewood’s Walk truly is an inspiring story about Emma Gatewood and her three treks along the Appalachian Trail. At the age of 67 she told her children she was going for a walk, little did they know it was a walk that would last months. She completed the AT two more times after that…

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