Andrew Todd

Web developer by weekday. Cyclist, hiker, and bookworm the rest of the time.

Hike the Bear Hair Gap Trail

Blairsville, Georgia

Vogel State Park is one of the many beautifully preserved wilderness parks of Northern Georgia.  With a stunning alpine lake and 17 miles of trails, you cannot go wrong.

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Hike and Climb to Yonah Mountain

Cleveland, Georgia

The trail starts at "Mt. Yonah Trailhead" and is 4.4 mile round-trip with elevation of 1,500' to 3,166'.

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Hike to Clingmans Dome

Bryson City, North Carolina

The drive to Clingmans Dome is miles of scenic overlooks that provide endless views of ridges and valleys. Clingmans Dome Road comes to a parking lot from which you follow a .

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Backpack the Forney Creek Loop

Bryson City, North Carolina

This is an overnight loop hike that is built around one night in the back country. It can be done as an ambitious day hike.

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Backpack the Southern Smokies: Fontana Lake to Clingman's Dome

Bryson City, North Carolina

This is a strenuous (though not technical) hike that really showcases the forests, creeks, and (eventually) the highest point of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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Bike or Run the Big Creek Greenway

Alpharetta, Georgia

The Big Creek Greenway is a roughly 8-mile stretch of paved trail that runs from its northern Marconi Drive entrance in Alpharetta down to Old Alabama Road in Roswell.

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Hike Observation Point

Springdale, Utah

This is the best trail in Zion Canyon to beat the crowds while experiencing the awe and wonder it has to offer. We take this trail every time we visit Zion and never tire of it.

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Run or Bike the West Orange Trail

Oakland, Florida

Park at the Killarney Station where you can find the West Orange Trail trailhead. Enjoy as much of the 12.7 miles of paved trail as you like.

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Hike Angels Landing, Zion NP

Hurricane, Utah

Angels Landing has long been one of my favorite national parks hikes.  The hike is thrilling, extremely photogenic, and appeals to those who enjoy exchanging leg power for views.

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Camp Under Zion's Watchman

Hurricane, Utah

Watchman Campground is one of the most popular campgrounds at Zion National Park.

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Photographing the Sunset at Canyon Junction Bridge

Hurricane, Utah

The view of the Watchman from Canyon Junction Bridge is one of the most highly photographed views in Zion National Park.

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Hike the Narrows, Zion NP

Springdale, Utah

Hiking the narrows in Zion National Park is one of my favorite hikes and something I return for almost every year, I can still remember my first visit as a kid.

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Hike Zion's Watchman Trail

Hurricane, Utah

The Watchman is one of the last parts of Zion to be illuminated in sunlight at the end of the day.

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Backpack the West Rim Trail, Zion NP

Hurricane, Utah

This 14.5 mile (one-way) trek is a multi-functional trail.

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Hike the Hidden Canyon Trail in Zion

Springdale, Utah

This trail starts at Weeping Rock Trailhead, it's the same trailhead for Observation Point and the East Rim Trail.

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Hike the Indian Seats Trail

Cumming, Georgia

The Sawnee Mountain Preserve is easy to get to with a GPS and offers plenty of parking. To get to the Indian Seats Trail you will start down a short (.

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Hike Devil's Marbleyard

Natural Bridge Station, Virginia

Want to scale the side of a rock face? If you do, I highly suggest adding this adventure to your list. Hiking to the marbleyard and back to the parking lot will have you at a 3 mile journey.

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Hike Crabtree Falls

Tyro, Virginia

This is an approximately 4 mile roundtrip hike. It will usually take anywhere from 1-2 hours to get up, depending on your experience and who you have with you, and about an hour down.

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Hike Dragon's Tooth

Catawba, Virginia

From I-81: Exit 140 and take Highway 311 north for 11 miles towards New Castle. Dragon’s Tooth parking lot is on the left, just past Catawba Grocery. LAT 37.3787 LONG -80.

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Hike McAfee Knob

Troutville, Virginia

From the parking lot on RT311: Cross the road and pick up the white blazed AT headed north. In about .4 miles you will reach an information kiosk where you will continue on the AT.

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Explore Camp Hydaway

Rustburg, Virginia

If you love everything outdoors, Camp Hydaway is the place for you! You can do almost any activity you can think of here.

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Hike to Apple Orchard Falls

Buchanan, Virginia

There are a few different ways that you can do this hike. One way is to start at the North Creek campground (37.54244, -79.

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Hike to Fallingwater Cascades

Buchanan, Virginia

The trailhead for this hike is at the same parking area for the Flat Top Trail.

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Hike Flat Top Mountain

Buchanan, Virginia

From the Peaks of Otter Visitor Center, travel north up the Blue Ridge Parkway for about 3 miles, where you will come to small parking area for the Flat Top Trailhead.

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