Kristen May

  • Hike the AT to Weverton Cliffs

    The trailhead is located right off Weverton Cliff's Road in Knoxville, Maryland. Park at a Park and Ride on the right side of the road, then walk right out of the parking lot down Weverton Cliff's Road until you see the white blazes of the Appalac...

    3 miles 1500 ft gain

  • Hike the Red Trail, Calvert Cliffs SP

    Starting in the parking lot you will follow the Red Trail for 1.3 miles until you reach the cliffs that give this park its name. The trail to the cliffs is both easy to follow and gorgeous at every turn. This is a fairly flat trail and is perfect ...

    3.6 miles

  • Explore the St. Elmo Ghost Town

    If you're willing to go off the beaten path to a neat little ghost town, St. Elmo, Colorado is the place for you! About 2 and a half hours west of Colorado Springs, Colorado lies the town of St. Elmo, high up in the White River National Forest.Th...

  • Hike to Cunningham Falls

    This 78-foot waterfall, among the largest in the state, is easily accessible by two short trails. Lower Trail (0.5 miles) leads directly to the falls, whereas Cliff Trail (0.75 miles) has slightly more difficult terrain and takes you to a viewing ...

    2.8 miles

  • Photograph the Frozen Bay at Sandy Point

    The winter is the perfect time to explore this park as it does not draw in many visitors like it does in the summer months. You can walk along the sandy shores to photograph both the Chesapeake Bay Bridge as well as the bay itself. This is a very ...

  • Summit Mt. Katahdin via the Hunt Trail

    Let me start off by saying, this is not an easy hike by any means. Only attempt this if you are an experienced hiker. The route has over 5,000 ft elevation gain in a little over 5 miles. You start off your hike in the Katahdin Stream Campground pa...

    10.4 miles 5000 ft gain

  • Camp in the Coconino National Forest

    The free camping in the Coconino (as well as the many other national forests) is generally along the old Fire Roads, and old Forest Service Roads. You can tell if a road is one of these by a brown sign with an FS 123 or any other number, FS meanin...

  • Discover the Ruins of Two Guns

    These old ruins on the side of old route 66 in the town of Two Guns Arizona. The ruins themselves are very photogenic and worth a stop at.Be careful of snakes and the structural dangers of old ruins. This is a fun stop along the side of the highwa...

  • Drive the San Juan Skyway from Durango to Ouray

    The drive from Durango to Ouray via Colorado 550 (The San Juan Skyway) is one of the most gorgeous roads in the country. The drive itself is worth your time, but if you have time be sure to make stops along the way at the many waterfalls, hiking t...

  • Photograph the Wildflowers at Timberline Lodge

    From the mount hood scenic byway in Government Camp, Oregon turn on the road that heads up to the Timberline Lodge. Follow that road to the end and park in the lot all the way at the top. In the ski season you need a pass to park there, but if you...

  • Hike the Devils Garden and Primitive Trail

    Start at the Landscape Arch trail head just off the parking lot for the Devils Garden, follow that until you reach the landscape arch. From the landscape arch switch onto the Primitive Trail, where the trail begins to be all sand and rocks with no...

  • Explore the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

    The Savannah National Wildlife refuge is home to many species of animal including the alligator, as well as bison and many species of birds. The refuge offers hiking trails, wildlife viewing stations, and many miles of road to travel throughout it...

  • Drive Skyline Drive in the Fall

    Start at the Skyline Drive (Shenandoah National Park) entrance in Front Royal Virginia and follow the road as long as you desire. The road is over 100 miles with only one gas station located in the middle so come with a full tank of gas. There are...

  • Soak in Wild Willy's hot springs

    Wild Willy's hot springs are a group of hot springs just off of 395 in the eastern sierras of California just outside of Mammoth Lakes. A dirt road easily driven by even a 2WD car will lead you to a 0.25 out and back boardwalk trail to the pools. ...

  • Hike to Lost Lake in the Indian Peaks Wilderness

    This trail begins at 9,455 feet and gradually climbs 777 feet in elevation to reach Lost Lake. You will start off by hiking the Hessie Trail head of the Indian Peaks wilderness off of County Road 30 just past Eldora, Colorado. You will reach a spl...

    4 miles 777 ft gain

  • Hike throughout Nevada's Valley Of Fire

    Valley Of Fire State Park is beautiful no matter how you see it, but in order to truly experience all of the park's wonders you have to explore and hike each or many of the trails. This can be done in as little as one day or as many days as you ha...

  • Explore the Overlooks of Black Canyon

    Black Canyon's rim, like the Grand Canyon, is lined with amazing pull-offs, overlooks, and short trails to many different viewpoints of this beautiful park that offer amazing views for every skill level. You can spend a full day driving from the S...