Outdoor Family

Three boys and girl on their bikes ready to ride the campground loop road.

Best Family Bike Rides: These Inland NW Trails Are Great for Kids of All Ages

Biking as a family has never been easier. From bike trailers that hold two children and toddler balance bikes to trail-a-bikes and child-bike seats, there …

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Campers playing in the water of Davis Lake and jumping off floating dock pads at Camp Spalding.

Spring and Summer Camps and Outdoor Programs for Children and Families

Kids enjoy learning about nature and science and participating in outdoor sports and recreation. They thrive in the outdoors, whether it’s trekking along a trail …

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Cultivating an Adventure State of Mind

Even as a little girl I loved adventures and never minded getting muddy. Growing up on a small farm, I had lots of open space …

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Visit the Spokane Fish Hatchery & Story Trail

Tucked away off Waikiki Road in northwest Spokane County is one of Washington state’s many fish hatcheries, owned and operated by Department of Fish and …

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Keeping Kids Active Outside All Winter Long

Everyone knows this essential truth: children enjoy playing outside. “A standard recommendation for well-child visits with my patients is the ‘9-5-3-2-1-zero’ guideline,” says Spokane-based pediatrician …

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Waterproof Kids: Gear to Keep Your Little Ones Playing Dry Outside All Winter Long

Long before we met each other, my husband and I were passionate about the outdoors and committed to adventurous recreation. Now, 10 years later and …

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Lease, Swap and Save on Gear for the Whole Family This Season

Skiing and snowboarding with your family is a fun and healthy way to spend the winter months, and it can still be plenty affordable if …

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Dad with his toddler son in a backpack carrier -- standing on a bridge over the whitewater of Icicle Creek in the national forest near Leavenworth, Washington.

Hiking Leavenworth: Central Cascades Trails for All Ages

With a nice mix of both fancy and rugged activities – from wine tasting and outdoor art shows to hiking and mountain biking – I’ve …

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Mom and young daughter floating on a tube down the river.

Family Camping & Tubing On the Coeur d’Alene River

Panhandle National Forest offers family-friendly camping and river tubing away from the more popular, crowded Inland Northwest recreation hubs.

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