Fall Coloring Champions

We were blown away by the responses we got for our first-ever Fall Kids Coloring Contest! Thanks to everyone for participating – including Mom and Dad who shared these amazing photos with us. We loved pouring over all of the impressive artwork. There are some ...

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Gear Of The Year Awards 2016: The NEMO Wagontop 8p Camping Tent


The Camping Authority Announces Annual Gear Award for the Nemo Wagontop 8p Camping Tent Tents and their features are hotly debated topics among the 50 Campfires team. Since we’re a diverse and cantankerous group, we each have our own picks ...

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Fall Colors: Kids Coloring Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING. 1. Eligibility: Contest is open only to those who email photo of drawing and child to editor@50campfires.com and who are 18 as of ...

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The Rolls-Royce of Travel Trailers Celebrates 85 Years

We’ve all seen one of those aluminum, bullet-shaped trailers on its journey around the world in style. For years these retro caravans have hauled families, friends, kids, pets, and more in search of the next great adventure. Airstream enthusiasts have ...

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What’s In Your Fire: Contest Rules

Eligibility: This Campaign is open to those who take a photo of their campfire, use the hashtag #whatsinyourfire, and who are18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. The Campaign is only open to legal residents ...

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Zip 2 in 1 Wood Firestarter: Review

Zip 2 in 1 wood firestarter

There are times when I want a fire to be a one step process. Usually it’s when I have guests over and decide to have a fire last minute. If I’m busy making appetizers or cocktails I’d prefer to pile ...

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Zip 8 Solid Fuel Cubes: Review

zip 8 solid fuel cubes

If you want to start a fire the first time, every time, it’s hard to beat a good fire starter. Gathering tinder in the forest works great, if you can find it. There’s also the issue of time. Sometimes you’re in ...

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This Tick Removal Tool Works Like A Charm

Tick Lasso Remove Ticks

Being outdoors also means being a mobile playground for ticks. It just comes with the territory. I grew up in the country, and never thought about a tick removal tool. We would just pull them off and keep playing. As ...

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Application To Tour The Katy Trail

Missouri let’s do this! I’m excited about the opportunity to come and tour the Katy Trail! You can access my application HERE. Also, here are the article links for the tear sheets: Interview with Alyssa Ravasio from Hipcamp The Mocking Trend ...

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Make This Ultralight Firestarter Kit From Stuff Laying Around The House

This lightweight firestarter kit will only take you a few minutes to make. It takes up almost no room in your jacket pocket, and comes in handy if you need to start a quick fire. I’m sure you have these ...

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