Great Outdoors2020-03-23T14:34:34-04:00


In Search of Distance? State Parks Beckon

On the afternoon of Friday March 20, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro gave area residents and small business owners a few updates on the new mandates regarding business closures in New York State. Seemingly on the ‘non-essential’ chopping block were golf courses and salons of nearly every kind, yet there remained one valuable outdoor haven that continued to dodge quarantine-based closures. Despite their on-site facilities being temporarily closed, State Park grounds remain open to the public amid mass closings in New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. […]

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Gear of the Month Club – March

Welcome to our newest addition to our Great Outdoors page called Gear of the Month provided by your favorite fly-fishing guide Ben Alex of Ten Mile River. Ben will be doing a monthly column covering all things fly.

-Stay tuned, you don’t wanna miss it!

by Ben Alex

Here is where each month I will talk about a brand or a piece of equipment I believe you all should have. It might be made by one of the several companies I […]

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Trails to check out before Summer ends.

Three Trails to Explore.
Though the famous bustle of New York City and its vast urban environment has earned its namesake as ¨the greatest city on earth¨ and thus has defined the very identity of the rest of the state for many Americans, traveling up one of the most famous rivers in the country and hiking the vast network of trails the Hudson River Valley has to offer, one may discover what both artists and locals have come to know for generations. The true spirit of […]

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