Conkling Marina and Resort featuring large elevated dining deck with table umbrellas and lodge with wraparound deck-balcony.

Lakeside Dining Spots In North Idaho

8 lakeside dining destinations off the beaten path, offering incredible views, good food, and excellent drinks.

An indigenous-made sturgeon-nosed canoe.

Small-Town Museums of the Inland NW

Learn fascinating history by exploring small-town museums of the Inland NW, including Davenport and Colville, WA, and Wallace, ID.

person running along an empty roadway with sunset colors on a flat horizon.

When You Keep Running But Not Sure Why

Q&A with a runner who took up the sport during the pandemic about why he started and why—despite definite ups and downs—he hasn’t quit.  


An Oregon Retreat

For all you conscious travelers out there looking for a different way to adventure, meet Soul Community Planet (SCP) Hotels. As a brand founded on …

Man named Fish is standing angled to the side looking and smiling at camera, and in the background is snow-covered ground and pine trees, with a view of his cabin to the right.

People In the Wild: A Man Called Fish

Column by Ammi Midstokke to celebrate all the different reasons and ways we share a common love and stewardship of the outdoors.

A woman wearing a bright blue long-sleeved shirt and black climbing pants is reaching up for a hand hold on a boulder. Below her lays a green safety mat on the ground and a male climber with arms raised spotting her in case she falls.

New Spokane Bouldering Guide

Newly-published “Spokane Bouldering” guide, by Nate Lynch and Shane Collins, features over 700 boulder problems in Spokane, Wash.

Toilet paper trash left behind on public lands, at a river beach.

Never Leave a Trace

With more visitors to public lands, human-induced wear and tear has increased and Leave No Trace practices are more important than ever.

Bear poking its head out of a garbage can, licking its lips.

Bear Country Safety Advice

Learn how stay safe in bear country and prevent encounters, whether living or enjoying recreation in or near bear habitat areas.

Close-up view of Chuck Bartlebaugh holding a can of bear spray with outstretched arms, with thumb pressing on top of spray can, demonstrating how to deploy bear repellent spray during a training session.

Bear Spray Science

A brief science history of bear spray, the red-pepper based repellent used by park rangers, hunters, and anyone else entering bear country.

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