Hiking

Bicyclists
Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Kim Glovas
July 24, 2020 - 1:11 pm
Activity on the 335 miles of Circuit Trails throughout the Delaware Valley has increased dramatically amid the coronavirus pandemic, but that comes with a disheartening ramification: The number of bicycle deaths are also on the rise. Read more here.
Read More
Appalachian Trail sign.
SEASTOCK/Getty Images
Mark Abrams
June 19, 2020 - 10:36 am
Parts of the Appalachian Trail are open again, but there’s still guidance to follow amid COVID-19. Read more here.
Read More
Appalachian Trail sign.
SEASTOCK/Getty Images
Mark Abrams
April 05, 2020 - 11:43 am
There is now a call to backpackers to stay off the Appalachian Trail because of the coronavirus and the closing of facilities they use. Read more here.
Read More
Appalachian Trail sign.
SEASTOCK/Getty Images
Mark Abrams
March 27, 2020 - 4:00 am
The leader of a volunteer group that oversees the Appalachian Trail and the hikers who use it is urging all to stay off the trail for now because of the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
Read More
Forest with heart-shaped canopy
JM_Image_Factory/Getty Images
Rasa Kaye
February 03, 2020 - 12:48 pm
Valentine’s Day may be another widely commercialized holiday, but you can still be green of heart and have some sweet fun without expanding your carbon footprint. Read more here for tips on staying green and sustainable date night activities in Philadelphia.
Read More
James L. Jordan
Washington County, Virginia, Sheriff's Office via AP
May 13, 2019 - 5:42 pm
(Associated Press) — For the past couple of weeks, hikers along the Appalachian Trail had been warning each other about a hiker who was threatening other hikers with a large knife. The man, who used the trail nickname of "Sovereign," was arrested in Tennessee last month after some hikers reported...
Read More
Delaware Water Gap National Recreational Area
Courtesy of Kathryn Lloyd
December 21, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's no such thing as a free lunch or a free puppy — they all come with a cost. But we can at least boast of free or very low-cost winter outdoor recreation. Let's consider the ways. If you go fishing in the winter, you can either spend a lot of money to drop a...
Read More
July 23, 2018 - 9:51 pm
BEND, Ore. (AP) — A little girl who lost her beloved stuffed lion on a hike in the Oregon backcountry was reunited with her favorite toy over the weekend after a community effort to identify her. Hiker Holly Spaman, who recently moved to Bend, Oregon, from Yakima, Washington, ran into Audrianna...
Read More