"October is the month for painted leaves," Thoreau mused. He could have been talking about Kentucky's Red River Gorge.
hen it comes to sheer ability to alter a landscape and shock the human senses, you can't beat the May blooms of a mountain laurel thicket.
When hiking on Virginia's high, exposed heath balds in late summer, leave gorp and other snacks at home.
In a park full of natural wonder, the route to Maddron Bald hits the high points.
Like to start your hikes up high? Then Arkansas Huckleberry Trail is for you.
Hike this gorgeous, mountainous section of Virginia's Appalachian Trail.