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  1. Enjoy Alabama’s Lake Martin Before Summer’s Over

    Alabama's Lake Martin, once the largest manmade lake in the U.S., is the perfect destination for swimming, paddling, hiking—and eating.

  2. A Conversation About Alabama's Bright Mountain Biking Future

    The Central Alabama Mountain Pedalers have created some of the best mountain biking trails in the state—we sat down with the President to learn more.

  3. The Best Way to Enjoy Alabama’s Coosa River

    Tips on enjoying Alabama's Coosa River, which offers Class II and III rapids that work for both beginners and experienced paddlers alike.

  4. 3 Ways to Enjoy the Coosa in Alabama’s River Region

    Take advantage of Alabama's Coosa River, one of the state's great resources, with whitewater kayaking, fishing, and festivals to enjoy.

  5. Montgomery's Walk of Life: More Than Your Average 5K

    Montgomery, Alabama's annual Walk of Life 5K is a great race with an even better underlying cause. You won't want to miss it this April 18.

  6. Making Biking Better in Montgomery

    The Montgomery Bicycle Club has been effectively striving to make biking in the capitol city the best that it can possibly be.

  7. Finding the Best Trails for Spotting Wild Turkey in Alabama

    Turkey isn't just on the menu around Thanksgiving—Alabama features several trails perfect for spotting wild turkey and other amazing birds.

  8. Find Big Outdoor Adventure in Small Town Wetumpka, Alabama

    From whitewater paddling and fishing on the Coosa River to hiking and mountain biking, small Wetumpka, Alabama, offers great outdoor fun.

  9. 5 of the Best Summer Hikes in Central Alabama

    Check out these heat-beating hikes in Central Alabama that offer an escape into deep forests and woodsy wonderlands.

  10. Exploring Alabama’s Newest Mountain Bike Trails at the Turkey Creek Nature Preserve

    Riding next to 60-foot rock walls and atop stunning vistas highlight the new mountain bike trails at Alabama's Turkey Creek Nature Preserve.

  11. A Conversation with Girls on the Run Montgomery

    We sat down the the co-executive directors of the Girls on the Run River Region to discuss how they got into running and why they worked to bring GOTR to their area.

  12. 16 Outdoor Adventures in Charlotte for 2016

    Climb to the highest point on the East Coast, explore scenic waterfalls, and plan a year of fun with these outdoor adventures in Charlotte.

  13. All Aboard: Exploring the Abandoned Railroad of the Salmonberry River Trail

    Abandoned train equipment and dark tunnels are among the highlights along the Salmonberry River trail. Here's why you should explore it now.

  14. Where to Log Winter Miles in Washington DC

    It may be chilly, but blissfully uncrowded trails are a welcome reward for braving the conditions to log winter miles in DC.

  15. Preserving Hilton Head’s Remarkable Natural Beauty: The Hilton Head Island Land Trust

    The untold story of how the Hilton Head Island Land Trust has fought to preserve Hilton Head's green spaces for close to three decades.

  16. Three Days in the Tetons: A Glimpse into the Unreal

    Fueled by whiskey and a sense of adventure, this is the story of how two 25-year-old road warriors spent three days in the Tetons.

  17. 5 Ways to Explore Georgia and Help the Georgia Conservancy

    From paddling weekends to day trips in Atlanta, the Georgia Conservancy offers opportunities to visit the wild places it helps preserve.

  18. Rise and Shine: Best Places to See a Sunrise in San Francisco

    Sunsets are spectacular in the City by the Bay. But rouse yourself for a sunrise in San Francisco, and you can savor the amazing views solo.

  19. Rolling in the Winter: A Guide to Fat Biking in Telluride and the San Juans

    Fat-tire biking is exploding in popularity as a way to enjoy winter on two wheels. Here, essential intel on fat biking in Telluride.

  20. 8,000 Miles to Somewhere: One Woman’s Journey Along the Triple Crown of Hiking

    The epic, grueling, inspirational tale of how one young woman hiked over 8,000 miles to complete the Triple Crown of long-distance hiking.

  21. Why One Percent for the Planet Has Made Burlington Their Home

    With a new home base and director, One Percent for the Planet is poised for growth in a place where the work-life balance really does matter.

  22. Ski (or Snowshoe) to a Colorado Backcountry Feast

    Turkey and stuffing are great, but for an unforgettable holiday meal, why not consider a Colorado backcountry feast? Here, 3 ways to dig in.

  23. 6 Family-Friendly Hikes in Seattle Perfect for a Thanksgiving Outing

    From waterfalls to lakes to great urban parks, these family-friendly hikes in Seattle are perfect for a a pre- or post-feast outing.

  24. Discover Knoxville’s Best New Bar for Outdoor Enthusiasts

    The Trailhead Beer Market sits at the edge of the Urban Wilderness, drawing an outdoor crowd to Knoxville's best new bar and gathering spot.

  25. Physiology, the Runner’s High, and the Power of Mitochondria

    Sara Molskness, an Asheville runner with a degree in exercise physiology, may understand the "runner's high" better than just about anyone.

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