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Parks Project Interview – Keith Eshelman, Back On the Line

Parks Project interview

What’s to come… “Working with more parks, supporting more projects, finding new ways to connect with more people, and blending product, education, and philanthropy with a dash of #radparks on top.” It’s easy to enjoy the outdoors and forget about ...

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The Most Amazing Winter Activities List In The World

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You’re here because you want to try something new this winter. Well, my friend..you’ve come to the right place. Winter can be a drag! It’s cold. It’s long. You have friends who don’t want to go outside. You’re sick and ...

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Share Jar

You’ve got thoughts and we’d love to hear them! Here is your chance to have your voice heard by adding your thoughts to the 50 Campfires Share Jar. Take the survey below for a chance to win! As a reward, we’re ...

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Geared Up – Team Portland

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We weren’t sure what to expect when we got to Portland, but we knew we had a trailer full of awesome gear from some of the best outdoor retailers we know. During our 7-day journey, we were tossed a few ...

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Versus: Fly Fishing vs Reel Fishing

fly fishing

What happens when two 50 Campfires contributors square off on topics and gear that matter in the camping world? Punches get thrown, voices get raised, cats and dogs living together, complete madness… Welcome to 50 Campfires Versus – fly fishing ...

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You Have To Go Crabbing On The Oregon Coast

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I grew up fishing in the Midwest, and while I like to eat crab, I don’t know the first thing about how to catch one. That’s why the trip to Kelly’s Brighton Marina was so exciting. I had no idea ...

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UV Coated or Polarized Sunglasses?

polarized sunglasses

We prefer to see the outdoors through a nice pair of UV coated or polarized sunglasses. Beyond looking cool, a high-quality pair has some incredible health benefits for our eyes. Terms get bandied about in every industry, but the sunglass ...

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Fall Colors : Kids Coloring Contest

I didn’t realize it until about a week ago. My kids are going stir crazy. Sure, they’re busy in school all day – but, compared to our summer adventures, their evenings are now filled with routine. This got me thinking: ...

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10 Haunted Places Within Driving Distance of Camp

As Halloween creeps closer, we embrace the supernatural and strange occurrences in our magical world. Creaking floors, dark corners, and howling winds, all contribute to the eerie set of All Hallows’ Eve that we look forward to each year. These ...

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8 Tips for Managing Fall Dog Allergies

8 Tips for Managing Fall Dog Allergies

Just like their owners, dogs can show allergic symptoms when their immune systems begin to recognize certain everyday substances and allergens as dangerous. Fall dog allergies become problematic when your dog inhales or ingests allergens, or even when they come in contact with your ...

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