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Illustration of a biker pedaling a Smart Trainer stationary bike as a virtual race.

Virtual Riding & Other Pandemic Cycling Spectacles

During the COVID-19 pandemic, more people started cycling, purchased bikes, and participated in virtual rides and races.


Lookout Pass Adds Lift-Served Mountain Biking & Hiking

Riding the Route of the Hiawatha at Lookout Pass has become a bucket-list outdoor adventure that now attracts bike riders from around the country. And …

Swimming beach at Farragut State Park, with children and adults swimming, floating on tubes, and paddling.

Idaho Increases Rates At State Parks

Out-of-state visitors now pay double to visit or camp at Farragut, Priest Lake, or Round Lake State Parks in northern Idaho.

Riverside State Park - dirt trail through grassy meadow, heading towards treed area.

Washington State Parks Recognize Juneteenth With Free Day

On Saturday, June 19, 2021, no entry fee to visit Washington State Parks, water-access sites, and other state-managed public lands.

Mountain biking navigating a turn at Silver Mountain Bike Park.

Silver Mountain Bike Park Open On Weekends

Silver Mountain Bike Park is open weekends now through June 19, before starting 7-day operations for the summer riding season.

Cube Iron Roadless Area - view from summit rocks looking over the valley wilderness.

Adventure Inspiration: 34 Summer Trip Ideas

Our friends in the Inland NW outdoors community share their go-to adventures. Get inspired to explore someplace new this summer.

Illustration of vector bacteria.

How To Manage Your Microbiome

Learn about the complex human biome, probiotics, and how consuming a nutritious diet, instead of supplements, can help your biome health.

Woman mountain biking around the corner of a forested dirt trail.

5 Mountain Bike Rides on the Way to the Yaak

Five mountain biking trails to ride in northern Idaho and northwestern Montana during a roadtrip on the way to the Yaak Valley.

Woman mountain biking on a rugged, forested dirt trail in the Yaak wilderness of northwest Montana.

Backcountry Mountain Biking Montana’s Yaak Valley

Twenty miles of boondoggling and backcountry mountain biking in the Yaak Valley of northwest Montana, including Northwest Peak Scenic Area.

A full garden box--raised bed with green leafy vegetables and vines.

Benefits of Companion Gardening

Learn about growing compatible plants together in order to create diverse, wild, and healthy garden boxes at home.

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