Category Archives: Activities

Camping and Hiking using CampingHiking.net

2020 was a difficult year for travelers, wanderers, adventurers, and explorers here in California. I did get out – sometimes with groups, sometimes furtively by myself – and was rewarded with solitude, silence, and freedom within the great cathedrals of nature that California offers from the deserts to the beaches, to the mountains and deep […]

Forest Service Expands Fee-Free Every Kid Outdoors Program

The U.S. Forest Service has announced that it is expanding its very successful Every Kid Outdoors program to include fourth- and fifth-grade students, and offer the program through August 31, 2021. Originally, the Every Kid Outdoors program was offered to fourth-grade students and their families across the United States to allow them to recreate, explore […]

Free Access to National Forests and Grasslands for Veterans and Gold Star Families Through U.S. Forest Service

In a show of gratitude to the brave men and women who selflessly served our country in uniform, the United States Forest Service announced today that it will offer U.S. military veterans and Gold Star Families fee-free access to the national forests and grasslands that they manage. “This country is deeply indebted to the dedicated […]

National Hunting & Fishing Day – September 26, 2020

It’s coming up THIS SATURDAY! This is the day that hunters and fishermen have been training for all year. This is the day that brings sportsmen together across the nation to celebrate to things that makes America great.

National Parks Celebrates Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act with FREE ADMISSION!

Yesterday President Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act, on of the greatest conservation Acts signed in decades by any President. Today Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced free entrance to national parks and public lands for August 5, 2020 (short notice, but if you’re near a park, GO!). He also permanently designated August […]