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How to keep your feet warm when hiking in cold weather

Hiking in cold weather has a lot of advantages. I love spotting new things on familiar trails, now that the leaves are gone. It’s nice to leave the insect repellent behind, and it’s great...

Virgin Falls State Natural Area

Virgin Falls is a wonderful hike in middle Tennessee and is rated strenuous. There are more difficult hikes out there, but if you are out of shape this may not be the one for...
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Hiking the Alum Cave Trail in the Smoky Mountains

Everyone needs that friend who will call you up and say "let's go on an adventure!" I have a friend like that in my former home city in Virginia, and right before...
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A Short and Easy Hike to Cataract Falls in Gatlinburg

So we decided to ring in the new year in Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. We also wanted to try and get in a quick hike while there. Rain...
Burgess Falls

Top 5 Waterfall Hikes Near Cookeville, TN

The Cumberland Plateau and Upper Cumberland Region is a beautiful part of the state of Tennessee. Cookeville is right in the heart of it all. Cookeville is the largest city you'll find between Nashville...

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