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Spectacular winter panoramas: River Bluff and High Ground Park

We had great weather for our February hike this year, with temperatures in the 60s and two new hiking areas to explore, both with great views of the city. Twelve girls, grades 4-6, and five Girls Outside Guides, including four … Continue reading

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Inside Nature’s Paintbox: An Autumn Urban Wilderness Hike

A simple question: “What color is that tree?” But this time of year, there’s extra room for creativity in your answer. Our Girls Outside hikers this past weekend decided the tree in question could be described as red, orange, pink, or peachy pink, reflecting … Continue reading

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May 18: Spring Hike at the Arboretum

This hike was cancelled due to thunderstorms. Spring is calling, time to come play outside! Sign your 4th-6th grade girls up for our G.O. spring hike this June 1 at the University of Tennessee Arboretum from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Those that have registered … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Signs of Spring on Forks of the River Hike

It was an early February day, but Girls Outside saw many signs of spring on our Ijams-Forks of the River hike last weekend. Taking advantage of the unseasonably warm and sunny day, 15 young girls and 5 women followed the Urban Wilderness Trail from … Continue reading

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February 9: Forks of the River Winter Hike

Ready for the next Girls Outside hike? G.O. invites 4-6th grade girls to participate in our winter hike at Forks of the River Wildlife Management Area on Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 1-4 pm. This hike will meet at Ijams … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Girls Outside Takes its Inaugural Hike

Six bold and adventurous young girls explored Urban Wilderness  with their guides October 27 for Girls Outside’s inaugural hike. There was a fall chill in the air, but with the help of a little hot chocolate to get our motors running we were … Continue reading

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