Stories tagged: camping
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019
Picture 6-foot-10, 260-pound Oumar Ballo and 6-11, 235-pound Pavel Zakharov scrambling to hang on while inner tubing on a lake.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019
Snow camping is the perfect way to
Fri., June 21, 2019
Campers heading into the hills should remember to store their food and waste in bear-proof containers this summer.
Sat., May 25, 2019
Camping is no longer available at the Freeman Lake Access Site, located 5 miles north of Oldtown in Bonner County.
UPDATED: Thu., May 9, 2019
Throughout our travels, we’ve stayed in some fantastic campgrounds, perfect for exploring some of the best national parks and monuments in the West. The following campgrounds are some of our …
Fri., June 29, 2018
Visitors to the Palouse Ranger District of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests should be prepared for travel impacts and a campground closure due to a Latah County bridge replacement project …
Fri., June 1, 2018
The Reeder Bay Campground, on Priest Lake, will be closed for the 2018 season while the campground is upgraded to flush toilets, according to a U.S. Forest Service news release.
Fri., May 11, 2018
Few things are more disheartening to the camping summer tourist than pulling into a campground and finding all of the sites full. It’s especially deflating when you’ve been on the …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018
The St. Joe Ranger District is looking for volunteer campground hosts.
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018
Younger Americans are hitting the road in search of adventure, but still want the comforts of home.
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018
The Pend Oreille County Public Utility District and the Colville National Forest are requesting feedback from users about camping along the reservoir near Pioneer Park, according to a news release.
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018
The boat, RV and sportsmen’s show season is getting underway for 2018.
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017
A University of Colorado sleep study sheds light on the benefits of winter camping.
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017
Who needs a waterbed? The Shoal Tent from SmithFly blends a boat with a tent, and while not exactly practical, it looks pretty fun.
Mon., Oct. 30, 2017
Wildlife watching, especially around the home, and fishing have gained popularity in recent years while participation in hunting has declined slightly, according to a report released last month.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
If you love to camp, fish and paddle a canoe, Quetico fulfills your wildest dream. Some 6,000 lakes, 32 waterfalls and 4,467 islands are waiting to be explored only by …
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017
Hunters heading into the mountains this week still face restrictions on campfires and even generators as tinder-dry conditions persist through the region.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017
One bowhunter is walking briskly into his backcountry elk camp this week with a team of four-legged helpers that take a load off his back without adding work and worry. …
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017
Nestled in a canvas cocoon atop a cush foam mattress, I feel cozy and warm. The world around me is shut out — no wind, no lights, and no pointy …
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017
OUTDOORS – Four local women with wide-ranging experience in the great outdoors will join for a panel presentation on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Bowl and Pitcher amphitheater at …
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017
Have you considered camping in the air? A growing trend, “hanging tents” meld hammock features with bug mesh, zippers, and a fly.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017
Coming in 2018, Airstream touts its latest model as aerodynamic, lightweight, and strong. But this isn’t your dad’s aluminum tow-behind. The company shifts to fiberglass for the Nest, a camper …
Tue., July 25, 2017
The Packscooter looks like something you’d see a kid riding around the block. But the design belies a transformable conveyance that’s helped two explorers navigate more than 1,000 miles of …
Sun., July 16, 2017
Taking kids camping, you know instinctively that you are doing something right for your offspring. You have brought them to this semi-natural place and pitched the tents and created a …
Wed., July 5, 2017
When I was a kid, my Uncle Pat and Aunt Molly would gather up nieces and nephews for a camping/fishing extravaganza to the San Poil River right after school let …
Mon., July 3, 2017
Car campers take note: You can get great sleep on the LaidBack Pad. It’s big, bulky, and expensive. But this ultra-plush foam pad can make your night a dream.
Sun., July 2, 2017
The summertime Wednesdays in the Woods programs at Riverside State Park continue this week with a
Sun., June 18, 2017
For 17 years, Mount Spokane State Park has been blessed, according to numerous testimonials, with a manager who’s handled user issues and conflicts as deftly as he’s dealt with power …
Sun., June 18, 2017
A kayak guide in his first season on the job in Yellowstone National Park has died while trying to rescue a park visitor who capsized on Yellowstone Lake. Initial reports …
Thu., May 25, 2017
The stage is set for recreationists heading out to flex their muscles, launch their boats and pitch their tents for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Some people may be packing …