Camping

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Campervanning With the Petting Zoo

By Rebecca Mack  “Will you bring the petting zoo?” Our far-flung kids ask this every time we head out to see them. Of course, the answer is …

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10 Ways to Love Your Public Lands & Waterways

By Heidi Lasher Eastern Washington and North Idaho include millions of acres of public lands. Most of us have seen only a small fraction of …

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Public Lands 101

In the collective mind’s eye of America, public lands were born the day Yosemite became a public park in 1864, when president Lincoln deeded it to …

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Travel & Safety in Northwest Wildfire Country

Before you leave home for your next Northwest outdoor adventure or camping trip, be sure to check the latest conditions for your road travel route …

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5 Products for Healthier Camping

Dandies Marshmallows: The marshmallows from our childhood needed an ingredient-list makeover, and Dandies has delivered. Dandies are 100% vegan, vegetarian-friendly, plant-based, kosher and Non-GMO Project Verified. Produced …

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Dog House Rooftop Tents & Trailers

By Carolyn Price Camp in style and comfort; no clearing ground or sleeping on rocks and roots. The hottest thing in camping is Seattle-based Dog House Rooftop Tents …

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5 Tips for Camping During COVID

Camping is considered low risk, according to infectious disease and public health experts. Use these tips and extra precautions to plan your next trip.

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Choosing the Right Summer Camp for Your Kid

“I think there is a lot to be said for camp experiences that allow kids to dabble and try many new things. It helps them …

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Outdoorsy Summer Camps & Schools – 2020

Summertime is for kids to experience outdoor adventure—the hands-in-dirt, skinned knees, messy-hair-don’t-care type of adventure. Here’s our annual list of regional summer camps and nature-based schools that provide unique opportunities for learning about nature, science, and outdoor skills—with something for every child, any age, and every family.

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