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The Eternal Flame Burns Continuously Behind A Waterfall In New York [VIDEO]

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The Eternal Flame is a naturally occurring natural gas leak in Orchard Park, NY. It sits in a small grotto behind a waterfall and is the most unique natural gas leak in the world for two reasons. First, most natural ...

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Gear Of The Trip : Hudson River Valley

We love testing out new gear on 50 Campfires Field Trips. It is, in fact, one of the main reasons we head out on the road in the first place. Every year outdoor gear companies innovate in exciting ways, and ...

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Sights And Bites : Roadside Attractions In New Jersey

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Let’s check out weird roadside attractions in New Jersey! One of our favorite things to do on road trips is to open up the Roadside America app and see what oddities we can find on the way. On this trip, ...

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The New Zebco 33 Reel – Available Now!

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As you can see in the photos below, they made a few other changes as well. The new Zebco 33 reel will have a matte finish on the cover, and it no longer has “33” stamped on the crank handle. ...

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Got A Birthday? Don’t Forget The Fishing Poles!

Introducing friends to fishing

  On our last 50 Campfires Field Trip, we had the good fortune of celebrating a birthday with friends at the lake. It was hot and sunny, and a perfect day for fun in the sun. Our mission has always ...

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First Time Fishing Tips To Get Your Kids Hooked!

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One of our favorite things to do is introduce people to fishing. The look on their face when the bobber goes down is priceless, and if they are lucky enough to catch a few fish, they’re likely hooked for a ...

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10 Do’s And Don’ts For First Boating Adventures

 At 50 Campfires, we believe in getting them started young when it comes to all outdoor pursuits, including boating. As in all things, the key to keep them coming back is having a great first experience on the water. As ...

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A Closer Look At The Spring Action Rockers From GCI Outdoor

GCI Outdoor Freestyle Rocker

So what’s the deal with “patented spring-action rocking technology?” Well, it’s actually the thing that sets GCI Outdoor’s camping chairs apart from anything else on the market. A quick search for “rocking camping chair” will pull up a lot of ...

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How To Deal With The 5 Most Dangerous Animals In North America

Whether you’re hiking in the swamps of Florida, the hills of the Northeast, the mountains and deserts of the West, or the cold tundra of Alaska, you may encounter one of the dangerous animals in North America. And while everyone ...

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Can Camping Help Anxiety? YES!

can camping help anxiety

According to a recent study, 40 million US adults currently suffer from anxiety. That’s almost 15 percent of the adult population. With this many people suffering from anxiety, it’s no surprise that many are turning to the great outdoors as ...

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