Camping Information

Campfire Quiz
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Are You a Campfire Super Hero? Take This Quiz to Find Out

March 14, 2018
At the core of every camping trip … of nearly every great outdoor experience, for that matter … is a campfire. That’s how 50 Campfires got its name – 50 states, 50 Campfires. So if you want to be the…
What Makes A Good Knife
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What Makes A Good Camping Knife?

August 31, 2017
The selection of a camping knives and tools is a personal choice. That’s why knives are such a hotly debated topic on social media and around the campfire. Everyone has their own favorites. So…
12 Ways To Fight Mosquitos And Ticks From The Skin Out...
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Camping: 12 Great Ways to Fight Mosquitos and Ticks From the Skin Out

June 29, 2017
Biting insects – especially mosquitos and ticks – come with the camping experience … actually, with any outdoor experience. When we step outside the climate controlled confines of our homes, we enter…
News & Tips: How to Tie Four Easy Camping Knots  (video)...
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How to Tie Four Easy Camping Knots (video)

June 28, 2017
How to tie camping knots. The subject sounds kind of nerdy … until you’re camping and you need to know how to tie a particular knot … like right now. Sure, the family car camper is not usually…
News & Tips: 10 Tips for Camping With Your Dog In Hot Weather (infographic)...
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10 Tips for Camping With Your Dog In Hot Weather (infographic)

July 22, 2016
Dogs love camping, too! But only if you take the right steps to make it a good experience for you and for them. Camping with dogs in summer weather can be uncomfortable, even dangerous for your…
News & Tips: Buying a Tent? Here's a Guide to Make the Perfect Choice (infographic)...
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Buying a Tent? Here's a Guide to Make the Perfect Choice (infographic)

June 22, 2016
Considering a new tent? It’s a big decision, and the selection and price range can be confusing. However, just asking yourself a few simple questions can put you on track to make the perfect choice.…
News & Tips: How to Plan a Group Camping Trip (infographic)...
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How to Plan a Group Camping Trip (infographic)

June 9, 2016
Planning a camping trip for a family of 3-4 is one thing. Planning a group trip for a family reunion, a club gathering, or a church retreat is another thing entirely. Doing it right takes focus,…
News & Tips: Campfire Tips for First Time Campers (video)...
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Campfire Tips for First Time Campers (video)

May 20, 2016
Camping season is upon us and many people are thinking about finally going on that overnight adventure. First time campers often make a few mistakes that can turn a potentially great trip into a…
News & Tips: Plan for Your Best Campout of the Year...
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Plan for Your Best Campout of the Year

September 22, 2015
With hot weather, troublesome insects, and crowded campgrounds gone until next summer, many find autumn is the best time of the year to enjoy a camping trip. Make a checklist to ensure an enjoyable…
News & Tips: Four Tips to Create Happy Campers (video)...
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Four Tips to Create Happy Campers (video)

June 29, 2015
If you would like to spend less time in front of a computer or TV and more time outdoors, take your family camping. It’s easy to get started. 1. Visit local outdoor stores for advice on preferred…
News & Tips: 7 Reasons You Should Use Solar Power to Charge Your Electronics...
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7 Reasons You Should Use Solar Power to Charge Your Electronics

October 29, 2014
I’m a tech junkie, even when I’m out fishing, hunting or camping. But, I’m a dolt when it comes to keeping my electronics charged and ready when needed. Bushnell PowerSync Mini Solar Wrap Panel. I…
News & Tips: How to Select a Wilderness Campsite That’s Safe and Comfy...
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How to Select a Wilderness Campsite That’s Safe and Comfy

October 29, 2014
In an instant the blue-sky, 70-degree, high-country afternoon morphed into a mother of a storm. My husband and I jumped off our horses and secured them, threw our saddles adorned with all our gear…