Below is a guide of the top 4 harmful plants you and your furry friends should avoid on the trails, including how to identify them, where to find them, and the symptoms that occur if encountered or ingested.

I have a slight obsession with National Parks. I’ve been to 10 in total: Yosemite, Yellowstone, The Redwoods, Death Valley, Crater Lake, The Channel Islands, The Grand Canyon, Mount Rainier, Joshua Tree, and Zion. 


I am always thinking about my next adventure and plann...

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Thinking back on my seven years living in Reno, it’s easy to spin up a mental list of dozens of unique outdoor experiences that have grabbed my imagination and sparked a bit of intellectual curiosity. For instance, at Crystal Peak in Dog Valley you can gaze out over a...

Hiking is the best way to have an adventure close to home, but after moving my home from New York to Reno, I was unsure of the hiking adventures I could have out here. So I collected a list of some of my Reno-raised co-workers favorite hiking trails and hotspots and te...

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We're the worker bees found in that little office in Idlewild Park across from the California Building. We are grant writers, program developers, student educators, trail guides, AmeriCorps members, and above all, park lovers! Feel free to stop in our office with questions, concerns, ideas, or simply to say hello. You will get many hellos in return!