Hominy Creek Greenway

| April 6, 2020

Hominy Creek Greenway

.85 miles; Asheville, NC Pretty little trail that follows Hominy Creek. It was only .85-mile long, but the walk to and from was “a bit” longer than that. I totaled 7-1/2 miles on this stroll. Walking through West Asheville is always fun. There are some pretty interesting shops and restaurants, including this one, one of […]

Two Asheville Greenways

| March 30, 2020

Two Asheville Greenways

2.1 miles; Asheville, NC Today was a lovely long walk to two very nice greenway trails in Asheville: Reed Creek Greenway and Glenn’s Creek Greenway. They basically meet at the North Carolina Botanical Gardens, which were, of course, closed. Also, a bonus stroll through a technically closed Weaver Park. As I’ve mentioned before, I walk […]

Long Pond/Ell Pond

| November 1, 2015

Long Pond/Ell Pond Stats Distance: 1.6 miles (one way) Level of Difficulty: Strenuous Town: Hopkinton, RI Property Owned By: Nature Conservancy, RI Audubon Society, State of RI Hunting Allowed: On state land only Dogs Allowed: On state land only Description This Hopkinton, RI, section of the Narragansett Trail traverses a cluster of properties owned by the […]

Coogan Farm

| March 26, 2013

Coogan Farm

1 mile this was a very sedate garden club stroll through a property that the denison pequotsepos nature center is planning to buy in mystic. it was a very lovely place, and full of interesting features. and cows. there were cows. the dpnc’s plans include connecting trails on this property to their already extensive trail […]

Hoffman Evergreen Preserve

| December 15, 2012

Hoffman Evergreen Preserve

.91 miles   ★★★½ just a quick visit with a friend. this is really a pretty place, and i really have to come back here and do it right. i know i said that last time, but next time for sure! you can get an excellent trail map of this preserve from the avalonia land […]

Hike #100!!!

| August 24, 2012

Hike #100!!!

1.63 miles   ★★★★★ as promised, today’s big surprise is that this is my 100th day hiking in 2012. when i started this in january, i had no idea it would become such an obsession and source of pure joy. the original intent was just to get out and walk for my health, and with luck, […]

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