Tag: Outdoors

Dells of The Eau Claire River waterfalls

Hiking Dells Of The Eau Claire River

Hiking Dells Of The Eau Claire River: I decided I wanted to go somewhere new for our hike on Sunday.  I have been compiling a list of hiking trails throughout Wisconsin that we have not yet hiked, a lot of them I didn't even know existed.  Hiking Dells Of The Eau Claire River has been ...

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Why I Started Blogging

Why I Started Blogging: While getting ready for work in the morning I often listen to my Amazon Echo (†Amazon Affiliate Link).  On this particular morning in mid-June, I listened to a Ted talk on how to become a happier person.  A woman had been trying to teach her son that giving can make a person happier ...

Baxter's Hollow Wisconsin State Natural Area log bridge

Hiking Baxter’s Hollow

Hiking Baxter's Hollow Wisconsin State Natural Area: We spent a chilly Saturday afternoon hiking Baxter's Hollow.  The hike took us just over 3 hours.  I think we may take a little longer than most when hiking because of all the stopping I do to take pictures and enjoy the scenery. We parked on the north side ...

Hiking at Governor Dodge

Hiking at Governor Dodge Wisconsin State Park: The Stephens' Falls and Lost Canyon Trail. There are many hiking trails at Governor Dodge State Park (park map).  We started Sunday morning by heading down The Stephens' Falls Trail.  Then we hiked The Lost Canyon Trail. The Stephens' Falls Hike: The Stephens' Falls Trail is amazing, it ...

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National Public Lands Day Stewardship

Saturday, September 22nd was National Public Lands Day. We got up early Saturday morning to volunteer for a stewardship event on National Public Lands Day.  My family and I signed up on the REI website a couple of weeks earlier for this stewardship.  REI Outreach and The Ice Age Trail Alliance were hosting a group of volunteers to help rid a portion ...

The Ranger Point

Beginning The Ranger Point: After hiking around Amnicon Falls, my friend and I went out for lunch.  She told me about chaperoning her 8-year-old daughter's class trip to a wildlife refuge.  The Ranger explained to the children how to behave while out on the hike, which included The Ranger Point. The next evening when I was ...