Biking

Waterfall Wednesday: Laurel Creek Falls, West Virginia

September 7, 2016

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Laurel Creek Falls in West Virginia. State: West Virginia Location: Fayette County Height: 25 feet Laurel Creek flows over at least two […]

Destinations

Paddle among the Great Dismal Swamp’s 112,000 acres

September 1, 2016

If ever a place was misnamed, it’s the Great Dismal Swamp. “Great” it may be — some 112,000 acres spread across southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina — but “dismal?” Hardly. For paddlers and people-powered […]

Destinations

Waterfall Wednesday: Elakala Falls, W.Va.

August 31, 2016

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Elakala in West Virginia. State: West Virginia   Location: Tucker County Height: 15 to 40 feet The Elakala Falls are a series of […]

Destinations

Maryland’s newest heritage trail is just a hoofbeat away

August 27, 2016

Since the first settlers set foot here in the early 1600s, horses have been a part of life in Southern Maryland. Hoofbeats Through History: The Southern Maryland Historic Horse Trail, the region’s new heritage trail, is a network of […]

Biking

On the Radio: Park for free

August 23, 2016

Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital. Week of Aug. 22: Find a national park near you and enter […]

Destinations

Waterfall Wednesday: Hickory Nut Falls, North Carolina

August 17, 2016

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Hickory Nut Falls in North Carolina. State: North Carolina Height: 404 feet Location: Chimney Rock State Park According to Chimney Rock State […]