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Spring Comes to Patapsco Valley State Park

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…PATAPSCO VALLEY STATE PARK, Md. – The earth has turned on its axis to just the right angle for spring to start breaking out in Maryland, finally, although there are more April showers and cool nights on the way. A screech owl made a special appearance in…

Camping Along the Appalachian Trail at Big Meadows

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…SECRET VISTAS – By Glynn Wilson – BIG MEADOWS CAMPGROUND, Va. — We pulled into this largest campground in the Shenandoah National Park on Sunday afternoon late, and without knowing it, picked a campsite right on the Appalachian Trail. The view Monday morning at dawn was stunning,…

Hiking and Camping at Patapsco Valley State Park, Maryland

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Secret Vistas – By Glynn Wilson – SOMEWHERE IN THE WOODS NORTH OF D.C., Md. — We made it back to the Patapsco Valley State Park this afternoon in time to explore further along the Campground Loop Trail to the River Ridge Trail. Brought the Nikon along…

Heading for the Woods to Live Simply

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived … I wanted…