Travel on the Side


Going west on Utah Highway 12 to/from Bryce Canyon National Park, you pass through Red Canyon, part of the Dixie National Forest. It’s worth pulling in to stop for a bit. Some beautiful scenery, hiking trails, and a popular paved biking trail. Below are some photos.

The Glacial Drumlin State Trail in Wisconsin runs from Waukesha (in the Milwaukee area) to Cottage Grove (near Madison) for some 50+ miles. Connecting with other trails, it’s possible to travel between Milwaukee and Madison. A state trail pass is required for biking and in-line skating. Great for biking, in-line skating, running, or hiking, I decided to get my bike out and do 14 miles round trip between Waukesha and Wales. It… Read More

The Wiouwash State Trail in Wisconsin (the name is taken from the four counties it traverses: Winnebago, Outagmie, Waupaca, and Shawano) consists of two segments. I bike and hike on the southern segment in Outagamie and Winnebago counties, near Appleton. The trail here runs for 22 miles. A former railroad bed, it’s a nice, rural trail to explore and perfect for hiking and biking.

Surrounding the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is the beautiful Cofrin Memorial Arboretum, featuring several miles of hiking and biking trails. It’s perfect for any season, but summer is my favorite.