Matt Johnson

Executive Director, Solutions Recovery Inc. - Program Director, Recovery In The Wilderness

Hike the Mill Bluff Trail

Tomah, Wisconsin

Mill Bluff State Park is located south of I-90 in Tomah. The park is known for it's featured bluffs that can be seen very prominently in the flat landscapes in the area.

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Explore Frozen Minnehaha Falls

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minnehaha Falls Park in South Minneapolis is a big draw during the spring, summer and fall months. Experiencing an urban waterfall and scenic hiking trails in the middle of a major city is a treat.

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Capture Sunrise at St. Mary Lake

Browning, Montana

One of the more popular spots to photograph this lake is from the Wild Goose Island pullout. However, I prefer to get off the beaten path a little bit and avoid the crowds.

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Hike to Grinnell Lake

Browning, Montana

The hike to Grinnell Lake begins at the Grinnell Glacier Trailhead, approximately 0.5 miles past Many Glacier Hotel in the Many Glacier area of Glacier National Park.

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Walk the Swiftcurrent Nature Trail, Glacier National Park

Browning, Montana

Walking in either direction, the trail is easy to follow.

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Hike Potholes & CCC Trail Loop

Merrimac, Wisconsin

Park in the South entrance group camping lot to find the trailhead, just a few steps North of the parking lot. A few different paths you can take, but took grotto trail (.3 miles) to Potholes trail (.

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Hike the Balanced Rock Trail at Devil's Lake

Baraboo, Wisconsin

Devil's Lake is one of Wisconsin's most visited and most beautiful state parks, offering many trails, activities, gorgeous scenery and more.

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Hike the Perimeter of Devil's Lake

Baraboo, Wisconsin

Devil's Lake State Park has over 22 miles of trails for all hiking skill levels.

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Hike the Kettle View Trail at Lapham Peak

Delafield, Wisconsin

Head 30 minutes west from Milwaukee along I-94 and you'll find yourself in the quaint town of Delafield, WI. Head south down Genesee St.

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Hike Grinnell Glacier in Glacier NP

Browning, Montana

The Grinnel Glacier Hike begins at the Grinnell Glacier Trailhead just past the Many Glacier Lodge. A fee of $25 is required to enter Glacier National Park for a seven-day pass.

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Backpack to Poia Lake, Glacier NP

Browning, Montana

Located in Many Glacier, the Red Gap Pass trail begins at the Apikuni Falls Trailhead located east of the Many Glacier Lodge (if you're looking to check out the falls before your hike, check out Hike.

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Hike to O Kun de Kun Falls

Bruce Crossing, Michigan

Located roughly 8 miles north of Bruce Crossing on Highway 45, the O Kun de Kun Trailhead is a small turnoff located on the right side of the highway.

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Hike the Highline Trail, Glacier National Park

West Glacier, Montana

Starting at the top of Logan Pass at the visitor's center, walk across the street to the well marked Highline Loop Trailhead.

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Hike to Granite Park Chalet via Highline Trail

West Glacier, Montana

The trailhead for the Highline Trail is located near the west side of Logan's Pass.

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Hike to Baring, St. Mary, and Virginia Falls in Glacier NP

Browning, Montana

This 5.4 mile out-and-back hike will take you to Baring, St. Mary, and Virginia Falls.   Start your hike at the Sunrift Gorge parking area. Hike down the stairs on the south side of the road.

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Hike to Sun Point

Browning, Montana

With panoramic views of St. Mary Lake and it’s surrounding peaks, Sun Point is the perfect spot to chill/relax in Glacier National Park.

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Explore Two Medicine Lake

Glacier County, Montana

Two Medicine Lake sits in the southeastern part of Glacier NP away from the more popular Going-to-the-Sun Road.

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Hike to Upper Two Medicine Lake

Glacier County, Montana

I did this trip during the end of autumn, and was pretty much the only person on the entire lake. With it being so serene and so quiet, I had the perfect nature getaway.

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Hike Pitamakan Pass

Glacier County, Montana

This gripping, 16 mile round trail reveals adventure at every turn. Nestled behind Pray Lake in Glacier National Park, the Pitamakan Pass hike will begin at the North Shore Trailhead.

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Camp at Many Glacier Campground in Glacier National Park

Browning, Montana

Enjoy one of Glacier National Park's best campgrounds, Many Glacier Campground, which you can reach on the east side of the Continental Divide.

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Backpack the Triple Divide Pass Trail to Red Eagle Lake

Glacier County, Montana

A couple of notes to keep in mind before you start...

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Camp at Buckhorn State Park

Necedah, Wisconsin

Buckhorn State Park is located just off of Interstate 94, halfway between Milwaukee and Minneapolis.

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Hike Lake of the Clouds in the Porcupine Mountains

Ontonagon, Michigan

Hiking in the porcupine mountains could be a day trip or a week trip.

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Hike Mt. Democrat

Leadville, Colorado

To begin this wonderful hike, drive from the town of Alma, Colorado and head up Buckskin Street for about 6 miles. I would highly recommend a a vehicle with some clearance.

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