Hickory State Park

This park is about two and half hours from New York City.  It is over 15,000 acres and has a picnic area, a lake for swimming, and plenty of trails.  The main purpose of my trip was to hike one of the trails and to visit the boulder field, Hawk Falls.  Make sure that you eat before…

Buttermilk Falls

After hiking on the wrong trail for about an hour and a half, I found the treasure that I was looking for, the Buttermilk waterfall. One does not usually have to hike to see the falls.  They are just steps from the road. If you wanted to go up, there are wooden stairs made by the government that…

Kaaterskill Falls

The summer continues and with it the adventures. This time, I headed to the Catskills in New York State. The destination: Kaaterskill Falls. It is a beautiful two-stage waterfall, but unlike the pictures from the internet, it does not have much water. If you have been there before, you won’t believe the story that I’m about to…