Korey TaylorExplorer

  • Camp Below the Organ Mountains

    These are well maintained BLM campsites just outside of Las Cruces. It's a great option for setting up a tent, car camping, or parking an RV. There are no facilities so remember to always pack in and pack out. 

  • Hike to Three Sisters

    The short 1.2 mile long trail, is a family-friendly, dog-friendly trail near Evergreen. The parking lot is incredibly easy to find and there is great signage to make sure you're going the right way. From the parking lot you can follow the Three Si...

    1.2 miles 950 ft gain

  • Hike to Radio Tower Overlook

    I loved this trail when I lived in Lakewood. It has a decent elevation gain, close to the city, spectacular views, and you can pretty much hike it year round unless you just had a winter snow storm (though you could just hike in snow boots!). I ta...

    4 miles 1312 ft gain

  • Primitive Camp at Moss Lake

    Enchanted Rock is one of the most popular destinations in Texas, but if you want to enhance your experience at this treasured site, I suggested primitive camping at Moss Lake. The majority of the campsites are drive-up or walk-in and become overcr...

    3.3 miles 300 ft gain

  • Hike to Gorman Falls

    Gorman Falls is truly a gem of the Texas Hill Country. This waterfall is situated in Colorado Bend State Park, one of the most diverse state parks in the area, and is what is considered a "living" waterfall. While most waterfalls will get smaller ...

    2.6 miles 344 ft gain

  • Discover Dinosaur Tracks along Blue Hole Trail

    Dinosaur Valley is located in the small town of Glen Rose about an hour and a half Southwest of Dallas. While the main purpose of the park is the continual preservation of dinosaur tracks that were fossilized at the edge of an ancient ocean millio...

    1 miles

  • Hike to Spicewood Springs via Spicewood Canyon Trail

    Spicewood Spring is a spring-fed swimming hole in Colorado Bend State Park and can be reached in one of two ways. There is an out and back trail that will take about 3.6 miles round trip if you just want to swim, but I prefer turning it into a sce...

    3.8 miles 288 ft gain

  • Explore Muriwai Beach

    Muriwai Beach is located about 42km Northwest of Auckland at the Southern end of a 50km unbroken stretch of beach. It consists of staggering cliffs composed of sand, rock, and old volcanic material. The ancient volcanic activity about 20 million y...

  • Explore Daniel's Park

    Daniel's Park is a small park in Douglas County that offers unparalleled views of the front range. There is a small walking trail that follows the road if you choose to go on foot, or you can stay in the car and drive the length of Daniel's Park R...

  • Explore Pedernales Falls

    Pedernales Falls drops 50 feet in elevation over 3,000 feet of titled, layered steps of limestone along the Pedernales River in Blanco County. In order to reach the falls you must enter Pedernales Falls State Park and follow the park road until th...

    0.6 miles 104 ft gain

  • Relax at McKinney Falls

    McKinney Falls is separated into the Upper and Lower Falls along Onion Creek just 15 miles outside of Austin. The pin I dropped on the map gets you to the parking lot at the Upper Falls. From there it is a very short walk past the Smith Visitor Ce...

  • Hike to Penitentiary Hollow via Red Waterfront Trail

    Lake Mineral Wells is one of the closest state parks in the area located less than an hour and a half from Dallas and only 45 minutes from Fort Worth. It sits in the heart of cattle country and offers several outdoor adventures.The trail starts fr...

    1.5 miles

  • Summit Point 8300

    Point 8300, also nicknamed Mayan Temple by the locals, is the highest point in the Rincon Ridge. In order to reach the summit you start by following the South Piedra Lisa Trail for about 2.25 miles to the ridge. Once you reach the ridge the Piedra...

    6.5 miles 1300 ft gain

  • Swim at Turner Falls

    Turner Falls is situated in the Arbuckle Mountains of Oklahoma and at 77-feet tall is the largest waterfall in the state. During the warmer months it offers a perfect escape to swim, relax, and cool off. It's a short walk along the banks of Honey ...

  • Watch the Sunrise at Cadillac Ranch

    Cadillac Ranch isn't actually a ranch but an art installation and sculpture that was installed in 1974 by a group called Ant Farm. The original installation consisted of ten cars buried into the ground and painted black to provide a fresh canvas f...

  • Drive the Scenic Lake Tahoma

    This scenic drive is along NC 80 between a small town called Pleasant Gardens and Micaville. It can also be taken in the opposite direction depending on where you are driving from, but the main attraction is Lake Tahoma. Lake Tahoma is a private l...

  • Hike the Rees Track to the Cascade Saddle

    The Rees Track and Cascade Saddle Route is located in the heart of Mt. Aspiring National Park. This backpacking trip brings together 2 different routes to make a unique and awesome trip through stunning mountain scenery, alpine vegetation, past th...

    33.6 miles 4921.3 ft gain

  • Hike to Katoomba Falls

    The hike starts out at the Prince Henry Cliff Walk at the popular Scenic World in the Blue Mountains. The length of the trail isn't very long, but it's a very steep drop down to the bottom and the hike back out is quite strenuous. We took snacks w...

    0.93 miles 521 ft gain

  • Hike Dinosaur Ridge

    The hiking trail starts at the parking lot located across from the Dinosaur Ridge Discovery center (which you should totally go check out!). Once you park you will follow the gated and paved Alameda Parkway towards the ridge. Along the way there w...

    2 miles 50 ft gain

  • Canoeing Caddo Lake

    To start this trail you'll enter Caddo Lake State Park located on Park Road 2, Karnack, Texas. Immediately after turning into the entrance, you'll see the park headquarters where the park rangers will get you set up with a key to a canoe. You'll ...

  • Beach Camp at Mustang Island

    Mustang Island State Park is five miles of Texas Coastline that is maintained by the Texas Parks Department and offers overnight camping. With cool winds and temperate waters, this is a perfect spot to get away for the weekend.Once you arrive at t...

  • Camp at Snaggy Mountain

    Snaggy Mountain is privately owned land that offers a beautiful camping spot located just outside of the Pigsah National Forest. It's completely secluded by an Apple Orchard and is a great home base for several hiking adventures in the area. The l...

  • Relax at Natural Falls

    Natural Falls is located within Natural Falls State Park in the scenic Ozark Highlands near the Oklahoma/Arkansas border. The drive to Natural Falls will offer beautiful rolling hills and dense forests lining the highway, and the falls cascade int...

  • Hike to West Peak

    West Peak is situated in the beautiful Hill Country State Natural Area which is located near the popular Lost Maples and Garner state parks. The scenic overlook located on this peak gives an unparalleled view of the Hill Country Valley and definit...

    2.75 miles 1000 ft gain