Family-friendly Trail Coverage
Take a Hike: Wake County offers mobile tours of its parks, trails
Wake County parks has launched a series of mobile tours of many of its parks. These cell phone tours are available to access at home or while you're at the park and on the trail.
Take the Kids: Hike - Ramble along the Forest Trail at Prairie Ridge Ecostation
You'll find Prairie Ridge Ecostation in west Raleigh, a few miles from the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh. And, as I've written before in this space, there are plenty of reasons to head over there with kids in tow.
Take the Kids: Explore nature at Umstead Park's incredibly family-friendly Oak Rock Trail
If you're looking for a quick and easy opportunity to explore nature with kids of all ages, put Oak Rock Trail at Umstead Park on your list.
Cary, Apex, Wake leaders officially open new stretch of greenway Saturday
Cary, Apex and Wake County leaders will celebrate a new stretch of greenway on Saturday when they officially open the White Oak Creek Greenway extension.
Artist moved to add magic to Mountains-to-Sea Trail
Courtney Pernell is creating stars in her pottery studio. She'll hang those stars along the 62 miles of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail around Falls Lake. It's a game of 'finders-keepers, a way to encourage families to get out and enjoy nature.