Category: walk or hike

Riverwalk – Hillsborough

Hillsborough Riverwalk: Train Bridge

Looking for a new place to explore, we headed to Hillsborough recently to find the Riverwalk trail. We started in Gold Park. It’s one of three locations suggested by the Town for parking and offers easy access to Riverwalk. The…

Walnut Creek Wetland Center – Raleigh

Walnut Creek Wetland Center: Books

Exploring our local parks does not have to be reserved for only warm, dry weather days. Often you can find something to do even on the cold and/or rainy days. The Walnut Creek Wetland Center is one of these such…

Nature Stories at Prairie Ridge – Raleigh

Prairie Ridge Ecostation: Nature Stories

Whether you are looking to get out of the house with your toddler or for a family adventure during summer break, consider the Nature Stories program at Prairie Ridge Ecostation. The program takes place weekly on Thursday mornings and is…

Eno River State Park

Can I call the Eno majestic?  It certainly defines this area.  And there is no better place to enjoy it than the Eno River State Park in Durham. Of course, my family HAS enjoyed it in other places…like West Point…

Stop and Smell the Flowers!

The weather looks to be glorious the over the next week which makes it a great opportunity to get out and enjoy the cooler temperatures while they last. If your days are anything like mine they are incredibly busy making…

Brookhaven Nature Park

From Sarah C.: On a recent warm weekend my family was looking to get outside and explore, and I recalled seeing a sign along Millbrook for a nature park. This City Park is tucked into a neighborhood a bit north…

Geocaching & Letterboxing: The Presentation

I am sure you all know this already (since I could barely shut up about it) but this past weekend was the Triangle Family Expo and on Friday night I was privileged to represent Vend Raleigh as a speaker.  What…

Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park – Raleigh

From Sarah C.: In north Raleigh just below Falls Lake sits a 157 acre nature preserve donated to the city by a well renowned doctor – Dr. Annie Louise Wilkerson. It’s a beautiful expanse to explore any time of year,…

White Pines Nature Preserve

It is going to be gorgeous this weekend.  Temperatures in the 70s.  Time to get out!  Lucky for you I have a gem to share.  White Pines Nature Preserve is located in Chatham County and is one of the crowning…

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