This preserve goes by a few names, officially it is known as The Nature Conservancy's Dick and Nancy Eales Preserve at Moosic Mountain. It usually goes by Eales Preserve or simply Moosic Mountain. The best description of it's landscape comes right from the official website:
Contrary to its name, the Moosic Mountain “barrens” comprise a healthy mosaic of stunted pine and oak forest dominated by huckleberry, blueberry, rhodora and other low-lying shrubs that attract a broad array of birds, butterflies and moths—including the globally rare sallow moth and barrens buckmoth. - https://www.nature.org/en-us/get-involved/how-to-help/places-we-protect/dick-and-nancy-eales-preserve-at-moosic-mount/
This preserve is approximately 2,250 acres in size and is home to 11 named trails and a few unnamed trails. It also connects into State Game Lands #300. Hiking, hunting (in cooperation with Pennsylvania Game Commission regulations), birding and biking are allowed.
About a 4 hour drive from where I live is the southern portion of the Green Mountain National Forest, more than 400,000 acres of of forests, mountains, streams and wilderness. Both the Appalachian Trail and the Vermont Long Trail run through this beautiful forest. On this trip we used a section where the AT and LT run together, crossing over Stratton Mountain before diverting and heading off into the Lye Brook Wilderness.
The Grand Canyon is a place I've wanted to go ever since I was a child watching Wile E. Coyote chase the roadrunner around the desert. I got to spend a few weeks visiting my friend Todd, who works at GCNP, allowing me the time to spend a few days down in the canyon itself.
What an adventure I had out in Arizona! I was lucky enough to spend 1 month in and around Grand Canyon National Park. I documented the trip the best I could, in total it will be 17 videos grouped together as the Southwest Adventure Series. If you want to follow along as ..