Welcome to KGAdventures
Wanting to get outdoors again, but feeling a bit overwhelmed with all the information and on where to begin? You’ve come to the right place.
At KGAdventures, you’ll find information on hiking trails and kayaking launches near you, tips on how to get started and some recommended gear to ensure you have the best experience getting outdoors again. You can use the menu at the top of the page to browse through articles, recommended locations, and anything else you’re looking for.
Getting outdoors again should be easier than it is. We’re here to make sure you have everything you need to feel confident and ready to take on your next outdoor adventure.
If you’re new to hiking…
Let’s get you on the trails… safely! New hikers typically fall into one of two categories: (1) people who are a little scared of hiking and want to know how to be prepared or (2) people who just head out in the woods one day, usually unprepared, and hope for the best.
KGAdventures doesn’t want you to be either of those people! We want you to be prepared and confident in your hiking abilities so you can start this new adventure safely and have an amazing time.
Check out some of our most helpful guides below to get you started hiking!
Multi Use Trail Etiquette can get confusing. Learn all about who has the right of way, who gets priority, and how to be polite on the trail?
Planning a 5 mile, 10 mile, or 15+mile hike and wondering how long your hike will take? Check out the guide for calculating hiking speed!
Nature lovers and users want to protect the Earth’s resources. Follow the 7 principles of Leave No Trace to better protect the environment!
This article describes what to do If you see a snake while hiking. It describes dangerous snakes, prevention techniques, and bite treatment.
This article details the dangers of hiking and how to prevent them. It answers the question is hiking dangerous and shows you how to stay safe
This article describes what to do If you see a scorpion while hiking. It goes over scorpion dangers, prevention, and treatment on a trail.
If you’re new to kayaking…
Welcome to the water! If you’ve paddled before you know how wonderful and fulfilling kayaking can be.
But, we want you to be safe and avoid dangers and injury. Don’t get hurt or stranded while out on your first few trips. Learn what you need to do to prepare so that you can have a safe paddle.
Check out some of our most helpful guides below to get you started kayaking!
Do you need a permit to kayak in Connecticut? Learn all about Connecticut laws, rules, and regulations before hitting the water.
The answer to if a canoe or a kayak is more stable depends on the water conditions. Let’s explore when a canoe or a kayak is most stable.
New kayaks comes with styrofoam and you may wonder if it can be removed. Learn whether you can remove the styrofoam from your kayak here.
It is important to know how to drain water from a kayak should it become flooded. Learn all the tips to properly drain water from a kayak.
How to Store a Kayak in an Apartment Wondering how you’ll need to rearrange your apartment to accommodate your kayak for the season? Homeowners and renters alike have several options when it comes to storing their kayak at home during the winter. While apartments and other small spaces present their own unique challenges, you’ll still…
Is your kayak filling with water? Whether it’s a slow leak or large leak it’s important to fix. Learn why and how to fix a leaky kayak.
If you’re here for recommendations….
Then we have several for you! Our menu above can navigate you to several trails and kayaking launches in the Connecticut and New York regions. Exploring our beautiful area of the country is incredible and we want you to enjoy it as well.
But if you’re looking for a shortlist of places to try check out our guides below:
50 miles of the Appalachian Trail extend through the Northwest corner of Connecticut. Find where the Appalachian Trail is in CT here.
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Learn everything you need to know about the Bull Hill Full Loop hiking trail at Hudson Highlands State Park in Cold Spring, NY
Want to know where to go hiking in New Haven, CT? Check out these best local hiking trails to find the best one for your next adventure!
Learn everything you need to know about hiking Kent Falls State Park to see the beautiful waterfalls in Kent Connecticut!
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