Inland NW Holiday Gift Guide with ideas from OTO advertisers and other small businesses to make shopping local easier.
Guidebook author James P. Johnson shares about his harrowing close encounters with bears while hiking in the wilds of Washington State.
Volunteer on our public lands and trails — a healthy activity for all ages. Learn about opportunities with Inland NW organizations.
Mill Butte Trail is a 4.8-mile forested hike, located in the Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge in NE Wash. Great for a fall hike!
The Trailhead — Info and updates about trails and outdoor recreation around the Inland Northwest for Fall 2022.
Travelogue of a 5-day backpacking trip in northeast Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness in the Wallowa Mountains.
With more visitors to public lands, human-induced wear and tear has increased and Leave No Trace practices are more important than ever.
Learn how stay safe in bear country and prevent encounters, whether living or enjoying recreation in or near bear habitat areas.
A brief science history of bear spray, the red-pepper based repellent used by park rangers, hunters, and anyone else entering bear country.