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Take a Hike | Bud Howard (aka Big Tree) Trail

A quick hike close to home can be hard to find. We are constantly on the lookout for trails and mini-adventures we can squeeze in during the workweek or on busy weekends. There are several great resources out there to track down local trailheads, including several apps, for those looking for a great day hike. My favorite resources are: (Please note: This post is not sponsored, these are apps and resources I use because they work best for me) The All…

Motorcycle trip to Jerry Johnson Hot Springs | Stuck in North Idaho

Road Trip | Jerry Johnson Hot Springs

Way back in May we took a weekend trip southeast and landed at Jerry Johnson Hot Springs. If memory serves me right (be warned, it usually doesn't), this was a last-minute, let's-get- out-of-town trip that ended up being incredibly fun. We had heard about the hot springs from some friends last summer and were anxious to check them out. There are several hot springs scattered along the Idaho/Montana border and we hope to visit them all. Jerry Johnson Hot Springs…

Hike to Revett Lake near Murray, Idaho | Stuck in North Idaho
Hike the Cougar Bay Preserve near Coeur d'Alene, Idaho | via Stuck in North Idaho

Take a Hike | Cougar Bay Preserve

Located just a few minutes south of downtown Coeur d'Alene is a little chunk of land I've been wanting to explore for some time, the Cougar Bay Preserve. This nature preserve is home to over 27 species of birds as well as other wildlife like deer, moose, beaver, and otter. The tall grasses and marshy landscape provide a refuge for waterfowl and great hunting grounds for osprey. The BLM and Nature Conservancy teamed up to preserve this area and manage…

Escape to the Sawtooths and Redfish Lake

After record-breaking heat, a trip to Redfish Lake was just what we needed. This post is brought to you in partnership with Merrick Pet Care. All thoughts and opinions are my own. It's amazing how some things work out when you don't make any plans. As a self-described type-A, I like plans. Knowing where I'm going to be and when, for how long, etc., is important. Without these plans I can turn into a complete basket case, but often that's where…