Hiking for Beginners: Novice Hiking Tips Before Hitting the Trails

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Hiking has become a favorite outdoor activity for all ages because it is great exercise, fairly inexpensive and gets you out to enjoy nature. Hence, why so many people are hitting the hiking trails. But, how do novices or beginner hikers who have never hiked a day in their life prepare to hike the outdoors? This hiking for beginners guide will get you on the hiking trail in no time!

Hiking Trail Etiquette: Hiker’s Rules of the Road

Hiking Etiquette - Trail Rules

Hiking etiquette seems to have fallen off the cliff. With so many new people out there taking to the hiking trails, it’s no wonder there’s trash everywhere, wildlife interactions, loose dogs and just plain utter disrespect to the environment. So, how do we fix this senseless lack of respect and common courtesy on the hiking trails?

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Glamping: Posh Camping While Enjoying the Outdoors

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Are you up for a weekend getaway but you really don’t want to stay in some stuffy hotel? But you really don’t want to rough it in a tent on the wet ground either? Perhaps you and your honey want to go camping but don’t want to invest in an RV or a lot of camping equipment that you’re only going to use once or twice? Is there such a thing?

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Top 7 Road Trip Books and Travel Guides for the United States

There’s nothing like feeling the pages of a good book! While we can get most books on Kindle, we still love to open them to vividly colored pages, map pull-outs, etc. By having these books and guides, we don’t have to rely on internet connection to plan our trips, do research or just dream. We don’t have to recharge or plug any electronics devices in. We just reach for the book, grab our reading glasses and open it.

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Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park – Scott, Arkansas

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In the spring of 2017, we need a little relaxation for a few days so we stayed at U.S. Corps of Engineers Willow Beach Campground . While there, we found and explored Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park. Registered as a National Historic Landmark, Toltec Mounds is located at the Terry Lock and Dam in Willow Beach, not far from Little Rock.

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