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Where to Hike in the Triangle

Family-friendly green spaces, trails, walkways and where to find them.

Triangle Turkey Trots to Try

There are plenty of Turkey Trots in the Triangle if you want to burn off Thanksgiving calories.

Enjoy Special Park Activities for National TRACK Trails Day on August 24

Event celebrates 10-year anniversary of program that connects kids to the outdoors.

Carolina Parent Announces the 2019 Readers' Favorites Award Winners

Here are our readers' favorite places to visit, dine, shop and explore.

Guide: Swim School Basics

The lifetime benefits of swimming lessons

Planet Fitness Challenge Lets Teens Work Out for Free All Summer

Here's how to get a free Planet Fitness gym membership for your teens this summer

How New Fathers Can Get Fit

Tips for achieving the Dad bod you’ve always dreamed of

Newly Expanded White Oak Greenway in Cary Connects to American Tobacco Trail

Join the Town of Cary, Town of Apex, and representatives from Wake County to celebrate the opening of the White Oak Creek Greenway connection.

Style: Dynamic Activewear

Check out these fitness picks from The Upside,

State Parks to Offer First Day Hikes

As an added bonus, visitors involved with the North Carolina State Parks 100-Mile Challenge can add First Day Hikes mileage to their totals.

NC’s Healthiest Cities

See Raleigh's ranking

Mia Hamm and Team First Soccer Academy Lead Local Youth Clinic

Participants hand-selected based on sportsmanship

How to Find the Chainsaw Art Fallen Tree in William B. Umstead State Park

A beautiful piece of art made from a fallen red oak tree awaits visitors just off of a wide, multiuse trail.

Drive4Success Teaches Life Lessons Through the Game of Golf

The First Tee of the Triangle’s after-school program gives kids a path to success

The Link Between BMI and Breast Cancer

Before women go through menopause, a higher BMI seems to be protective against breast cancer, and the opposite is true after menopause.

Should My Child Play a Sport?

Expert advice for choosing the right activity for your child.

Staying in the Game

Rest resolves most youth sports injuries, but specialization can lead to surgery.

North Wake Landfill Park Renamed Green Hills County Park

The Wake County Board of Commissioners have voted unanimously to change the name of North Wake Landfill District Park to Green Hills County Park.

The Fit Family

Finding time to exercise together in the age of Netflix.

Join North Carolina State Parks' 100-Mile Challenge

Program highlights state's waterways and nearly 1,500 miles of hiking trails across the state.

Fit and Fun Week Coming to Durham

Durham Parks and Recreation will showcase classes available to participants throughout the year.

Recreational Trails Program Awards Grants for Local Projects

State officials recently announced an award of $2.1 million in grants for 25 trails projects across the state.

How Parents Can Stay Healthy During the Holidays

Head into the holiday season and winter months with clear goals and a plan.

Childhood Obesity and Overweight Rates Rise During Summer Break

Study’s authors recommend that school-based programs try to change children’s behaviors year round.