Tag Archives | hiking

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Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Workshops

Need an adventure getaway? Here is a great way to spend time outdoors while learning some fun and practical outdoor skills to bring back to the Gulf Coast. Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) is a three day workshop designed for women ages 18 years or older. The workshop offers hands-on instruction in a fun and non-threatening learning […]

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Dog-Friendly Hiking Trails

It’s time to get outside in the sunshine with your furry friends. There are an abundance of dog parks and even some fenced dog beaches in our area along the Gulf Coast. It may be a little harder to find nice, cleared trails out in nature to walk with your dog without a little research […]

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Brackenridge Trail in Naval Live Oaks Park

Brackenridge Nature Trail is a 0.3 mile boardwalk loop trail located in the Naval Live Oaks Park, a part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore. The trail has signs along it describing how the woodland provides food, shelter and nesting for birds, reptiles, and mammals in the area. An earthen loop hiking trail also joins this wood […]

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Tarkiln Bayou First Day Hike Photos

We enjoyed a nice guided tour with Ranger Mick of Tarkiln Bayou during First Day Hikes on January 1st. She showed us which plants are native and which are invasive and discussed the problems with planting invasive species in our own yards. We also got a quick lesson on poisonous plants. Afterwards, we even found […]

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