For the past three days, my husband and I have been walking. We explored multiple trails over a landscape in which nature’s presence was far less subtle than what I see on a daily basis. Like many places where water meets land, Elk Neck State Park holds dramatic variety. Even the smaller, easy hikes were stunning. But the views from the most difficult — the Whites Banks Trail — provided the best rewards.
I highly recommend visiting any popular scenic area this month. Void of crowds, humidity, and mosquitoes, now is the time to enjoy the outdoors in the Northeastern United States.