Kathryn Jarrell

Catch the Sunset at Jordan Pond

Mount Desert, Maine

If you ever find yourself in Acadia National Park, be sure to check out Jordan Pond. Jordan Pond is a 3.6 mile long pond sitting in the heart of Mt. Desert Island.

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Summit Dorr Mountain via the Ladder Trail

Bar Harbor, Maine

To find the trail head, drive out of Bar Harbor down Route 3.

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Hike Up the Appalachian Trail at Lehigh Gap

Walnutport, Pennsylvania

Lehigh Gap was formed by the Lehigh River carving a large hole in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.

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Hike Little Stony Man, Shenandoah National Park

Luray, Virginia

The parking lot for the trail is right before mile 40 on Skyline drive in Shenandoah National Park. The entire out and back is only .

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Hike to Jones Run Waterfall

Crozet, Virginia

This little known waterfall is located close to the more popular waterfall, Doyles River Falls. Staring at the Jones Run parking area turn left downhill following the blue blazed Jones Run trail.

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Hike to Blackrock Summit, Shenandoah NP

Appalachian Trail, Virginia

There are two route options, both are under 2 miles and are suitable for hikers of all experience levels.

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Hike to Overall Run Falls

Rileyville, Virginia

Start at the Hogback parking lot at MP 21.1 on the Skyline Drive. Take the Appalachian Trail south for 0.8 miles, and turn right onto the Tuscarora-Overall Run Trail. After 0.

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Hike the Falls Trails in Ricketts Glen State Park

Benton, Pennsylvania

Ricketts Glen State Park in Pennsylvania sprawls over 13,050 acres in the Luzerne, Sullivan and Columbia counties. The park boasts a lake, 21 named waterfalls, diverse wildlife and old growth timber.

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Hike Up Table Mountain

North Bonneville, Washington

Hike up into the forest (take the right path, not the one going left), and follow it all the way until you get to "Carpenter Lake" (which always seems to be just an empty, marshy field).

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Hike Oneonta Gorge

Cascade Locks, Oregon

This hike is very short (1 mile roundtrip) but does take some time to do. The trail leads down from the road into a stream bed. You follow the stream bed upstream through a narrow gorge.

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Explore the Cedar Grist Mill

Woodland, Washington

After parking in the lot near the mill, walk across the bridge. This is the first good viewpoint for photography.

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Explore the Woodburn Shoe Tulip Farm

Woodburn, Oregon

The Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm is open 9am-6pm and offers the public a chance to see their 40 acres of Tulips for a limited time during the year.

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Explore Multnomah Falls

Cascade Locks, Oregon

Anytime you're visiting the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon it is worth making a quick stop at Multnomah Falls. The parking lot is right by the road and the waterfall is right by the parking lot.

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Hike Silver Star Mountain

Yacolt, Washington

Silver Star is simply a must-do hike for adventure lovers here in the Northwest! From the parking area, take the main trail up to the first open meadow.

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Catch the Sunrise from Rocky Butte

Portland, Oregon

Joseph Wood Hill Park is another under the radar gem right in the heart of the city.

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Hike the AT to Weverton Cliffs

Knoxville, Maryland

The trailhead is located right off Weverton Cliff's Road in Knoxville, Maryland.

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