Tag: Hiking

Olympic Peninsula Complete Guide

Visiting Olympic National Park was amazing. The country is beautiful and more than worth a visit. I could not have asked for a more amazing honeymoon location. When you visit plan a full day in most places. They are too beautiful to rush visiting, they deserved to be fully appreciated. Respect the land and leave

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2020 In Review

This year has not been what I expected it to be. Trips had to changed, cancelled and limited to places we could social distance. Despite that I still had some amazing experiences. Trips: Wimberley Central Kansas Pacific Northwest For all these trips we did our best to social distance or we visited at non peak

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Olympic Peninsula: Hurricane Ridge

Our first morning we decided to drive up to Hurricane Ridge. From research we knew that the visitor center at the top was closed for the season but the one at the bottom, in Port Angeles, was open, with proper social distancing. There are a few visitor centers but due to Covid and the lateness

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Hiking Eisenhower State Park Part II

In February of this year Keltin and I visited Eisenhower State Park for the first time but it was a cold trip and the hiking trails were so muddy that we stopped trudging through the mile after little more than a mile. We decided that this state park needed a chance at redemption. We decided

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Hiking Ray Roberts State Park

On a rather dreary and wet morning Keltin and I got ready to head to Ray Roberts State Park to hike. Due to the current pandemic all day passes have to be purchased in advance and we didn’t want to waste the pass. Hoping the weather apps hadn’t lead us astray we set off for

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Hiking Dinosaur Valley State Park

This is the year for social distancing birthdays and Keltin’s is in August. For his special day he wanted a nice hike and decided on Dinosaur Valley State Park. I personally love Dinosaur Valley because I camped their often as a kid with my grandparents but had never hiked. This state park is worth hiking.

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Hiking Cross Timbers Trail

We have been doing are best to hike local trails. It is fun and gives us an opportunity to really explore the area. Many of the local trails are along various parts of Lake Grapevine. The Cross Timbers Trail is open to hikers and those on horseback. This trail is listed as an equestrian trail

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Hiking LBJ National Grasslands

When I was growing up my dad took my sisters and me to the National Grasslands on the weekends to ride horses. With shelter-in-place lifted we wanted to get out but still stay away from people and the grasslands are a great place to do so. It is $10 per vehicle to park at the

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