Man wading in the Yellow Breeches Creek fishing

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Hiking & History

Learning about the history of a location doesn't have to happen inside a museum. As warm weather approaches, check out these Cumberland Valley locations where you can add some historical knowledge to your outdoor explorations. Camp Michaux Two miles northwest of Pine Grove Furnace…

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Four Favorite Fishing Honey Holes

When you mention fishing the Cumberland Valley, most fishermen are familiar with the Big Three — Yellow Breeches Creek, Big Spring Creek, and LeTort Spring Run—legendary fly-fishing waters, indeed. But did you know there are plenty of uncrowded honey holes nearby where anglers can reel…

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Off-the-Beaten-Path Hikes in Michaux State Forest

One of Cumberland Valley’s notable assets is easy access to outdoor recreation. It’s hard to drive ten minutes in any direction and not see a mountain, a creek, or even a trail. For many living in this area, a mention of “hiking” conjures up thoughts of the Appalachian Trail (A.T.)…

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Dreaming of Warmer Weather

As we approach March, we start to dream of spring and think about getting back outdoors. Check out these suggestions to ease back into warm weather. Gardening If you’re an avid gardener, you’ve probably already started planning and Cumberland Valley’s collection of garden centers and…

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Beat the Winter Blues in Cumberland Valley

If you are feeling the effects of cabin fever from falling temperatures and shorter days, set aside a little bit of time for yourself to explore some of Cumberland Valley's indoor and outdoor activities. Pick and choose your favorites to plan a Weekend Easy getaway that's guaranteed to…

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