Sunday, May 30th: Hiking & Kayaking Hinckley Reservation

Hinckley Lake to Buckeye Trail to Whipp’s Ledges Loop Trail, Hinckley Reservation Distance: About 3.1 miles Approximate hiking time: 1.5 hours Difficulty: Easy, except for the hidden Buckeye Trail Trail surface: Paved, gravel Land Status: Public Happy Memorial Day! We wanted to spend the day outside and with the warm weather we figured we would…

Friday, May 6th: Indiana Sand Dunes State Park

Distance: about one mile Time: about an hour Trail: Lake Michigan & sand We stopped at this state park on the way to Illinois. It was a nice break from the car, walking into the chilly lake and up the sandy dunes. The water and the sky morphed into each other in the distance. David…

Sunday, May 1st: McIntosh to Harvest Loops Trail, Orchard Hills Park

Distance. 2.1 miles Approximate hiking time: We dawdled, so about an hour Difficulty: Easy Trail surface: crushed limestone Land Status: Public Happy May Day! It was a rainy, foggy day here, so we had a hard time waking up and getting going today. We picked a shorter hike to match our low energy levels, and…