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This is a guest post by David Raymond from All Trails Lead to Ice Cream  In the early 1980s my mom and dad began taking my brother, Jake, and I camping at Rocky Gap State Park near Cumberland, Maryland.  During the summer months we seemingly went every weekend.  I loved it there.   Rocky Gap was just a short drive from our home in Bedford, Pennsylvania.  We spent our days playing on the beach and fishing in the lake.  My mother made incredible meals for us at the campground and each evening my dad would make a campfire.  The campfire was my favorite part....

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This is a guest post by David Raymond from All Trails Lead to Ice Cream There's nothing better than the feeling of doing something you love, in a place you love, with people that you love.  Which is exactly how I said goodbye to 2016.  No bikes yet...but I was super excited to be able to head to Michaux on New Year's Eve with Robin, Alex, Blythe, and Foster to hike through Camp Michaux and up to the vista on top of Pole Steeple.   Hiking the ruins of Camp Michaux in Michaux State Forest.  Foster, Blythe, Dave R, Alex, & Robin -- December 31,...

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This is a guest post by David Raymond from All Trails Lead to Ice Cream   A day off of the bicycle doesn't mean a day spent inside.  With the end of summer in view, and the school year encroaching soon, I took my sixteen year old son, Alex, and his buddies (Robby and Austin) to Michaux State Forest for a day of hiking, picnicking, and exploring.   Our day today was split into three parts.  We planned to hike up through Tumbling Run Game Preserve, have a picnic lunch at the furnace stack in Pine Grove Furnace State Park, and then hike...

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