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Saratoga Spa State Park

Saratoga Spa State Park

I am curious.¬†I am directionally challenged. I am determined. I had some time to kill before work and I just happened to be in Saratoga Springs, NY. I was nervous to do something alone, but I desperately wanted to explore and have myself an adventure. I decided to check out the park around the Roosevelt…

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Saratoga National Battlefield Road

Saratoga National Battlefield Road

I had been waiting… April 9th the park gates opened to Park Tour Road and the National Park Service announced park fees would not be collected until May 1st. Knowing this, I had to make it back to Saratoga National Historical Park before the crowds started rushing in. Being able to drive the nine mile…

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Beaver Behavior

Beaver Behavior

My First Encounter I still get weepy when I think about it. My friend Michelle, her brother Brian, and I came across a beaver caught in a beaver guard for a culvert one day while we were hiking in Rutland State Park, Massachusetts. Brian did his best to free it. Michelle made phone calls trying…

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Wilkinson National Recreational Trail

Wilkinson National Recreational Trail

Since my first visit to the¬†Saratoga National Historical Park I’ve wanted to hike the Wilkinson Trail. The Wilkinson National Recreational Trail is a 4.2 mile “lasso” path. It’s located in the northern part of the Saratoga Battlefield. The Liaison Trail (a shorter hike) -from Breymann Redoubt -to Balcarres Redoubt excludes a good portion of the…

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Hayes Nature Park

Hayes Nature Park

Sometimes I get anxious. A panic that is not explainable. It sneaks up… Tightening in my chest. i. can’t. breathe. heart racing difficulty swallowing choking feeling tears falling a desperate need to gain control yet i can’t seem to make the panic go away!! If I could breathe everything would be fine… A calming walk…

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