ATLANTA - Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites welcome more than 7.5 million visitors each year, yet with more than 60 locations across the Peach State, much is still uncharted territory. Ever wanted to know the rangers' favorite secret spots? The park system is now revealing "Hidden Gems" selected by those who know the parks best.
Hello, neighbors. Hope everyone is staying warm during our cold patch.
ZION NATIONAL PARK — A video that took three crew members 24 days to film and is made up of 35,000+ collective videos and photographs is a stunning testament to the beauty Zion National Park has to offer.
THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Family trips can require a lot of gear. If you’ve got young children, one of the biggest space-hoggers is the stroller.
Family members who engage in active hobbies get a boost of physical activity essential for one’s heart, muscles and overall health. Aside from positive effects on the body, exercise is a good way to improve your kids’ and your cognitive skills; and a recent study has linked exercise to improved thinking and memory skills. So it’s no wonder family members who spend more time together outside have better relationships.
SOCIAL CIRCLE - Anglers can find the new 2016 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide online and in print, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division recently announced.
SAVANNAH - With Georgia's oyster season in full swing, the University of Georgia Marine Extension has opened the state's first oyster hatchery, which is expected to revive the once-thriving oyster industry in Georgia.
Welcome to a new year, friends and neighbors:
The 20-year effort to build a bicycle-pedestrian path through coastal Georgia from Savannah to St. Marys has been given a strong boost by a special study committee of the Georgia General Assembly.
Whelk season open in Ga.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams has announced that during a fall meeting, the Board of Natural Resources approved an increase in the minimum-size limit for spotted sea trout from 13 inches to 14 inches, total length.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - For those wanting to learn more about a trek on the Appalachian Trail, now's your chance.
I love my job as a fitness instructor. When I was younger, I would get up early to watch Denise Austin “pump it up” on ESPN. Occasionally I would even do the workouts along with her. But mostly I would watch and wish my life to be like hers. She got paid to work out, and once in a while she got to work out on a Hawaiian beach. She got paid! After 25 years of envious viewing, I’m now living that dream (minus the Hawaiian beach — but I’m not dead yet).
QUEEN CREEK, Arizona — Catch and release fishing is great, but when safe handling techniques aren’t used, fish often die shortly after being released. An Arizona-based company is developing a scale that significantly reduces the amount of handling required to measure a fish.
Fort Morris State Historic Site in east Liberty County is joining other Georgia state parks in offering ranger-led hikes on the first day of 2016.
THE GREAT OUTDOORS — With summer vanishing before our very eyes, it’s time to plan at least a couple more adventures while the warm weather ...
In 1984, I was sitting in front of our television in Roseburg, Oregon, watching Mary Lou Retton vault her way into fame.
PASATIEMPO, Calif. — Some California residents are feeling a little less secure in their backyards after the release of a recent YouTube video. The footage from ...
Beginning Monday, area residents who like skeet/trap, archery, small arms and paintball enthusiasts can enjoy the shooting sports on Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield ...
FLORIDA — Many anglers have had the experience of a big fish striking when they weren’t paying attention. In these shocking moments, it’s not ...
KENAI RIVER — Fishing often follows a standard process, where a fish is hooked, the angler reels it in and then either keeps or releases it ...
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