Erin Gifford

About Erin Gifford

Erin Gifford is the founder of, a website she created in April 2020 to introduce fellow nature lovers to the hiking trails of Virginia. She is also currently working on a guidebook for Falcon Guides on the best family hikes in Virginia.

She has written outdoor and travel articles for The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Northern Virginia Magazine,, AAA World and Parents. In her spare time, Erin enjoys road trips, exploring national parks and running half-marathons.