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Sights And Bites : Roadside Attractions In New Jersey We found some amazing roadside attractions in New Jersey! We checked out Fairy Tale Forest, The Gingerbread Castle, and Kip's Castle. All were great!

REI Flexlite Air Camping Chair Review When you're out in the backcountry, you often have to hike, paddle or bikes miles upon miles to get there. When you've reached your destination, you're tired, sore and ready to relax. The only problem, you don't have a comfortable spot to sit down and take a rest.

EGEB: Private jet pollution, camping with solar, high schoolers build green tech, more How bad are private jets for CO2 in comparison to commercial flights? Also, a video shows you how to hook up solar to your camper van, and more.

Plague-ridden prairie dogs force cancellation of Phish camping event "It was pretty much determined that we needed to not be careless and reckless in a way to keep people out of those areas," Tri-County environmental health manager Monte Deatrich told the Denver Post.

When You Decide It's OK To Be Comfortable A decade ago I was coming off the high of a decade strong of backpacking. I started backpacking as 2000 slipped into. I was going out 2 to 4 times a month, year round. Life was generally easy. I had one child and a flexible life. Even when child 2 joined us in 2010 I was still going.

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Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve : A Hidden Gem In North New Jersey Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve is a hidden gem in northern New Jersey. From watercraft rental to hiking, there is something for everyone here.

August bank holiday camping trip gear: Vango's top inflatable tent is now 25% off Save a big chunk of cash on the Vango AirBeam Utopia Air TC 500, just in time for late summer and autumn camping trips.

Best tents to buy if you're heading to Reading and Leeds festival this weekend We round up the best tents for your summer festival experience that WILL survive the unpredictable British weather.

Phish Phans Barred From Camping Due To Prairie Dog Plague In Colorado Phans were worried the Labor Day weekend shows would be canceled or postponed due to the sick prairie dogs. - iHeartRadio.

Tri-Lakes Takes: Tourism study finds less camping, more Airbnb in Adirondacks The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism, or ROOST, based in Lake Placid released new data this summer about the kind of visitors who are coming to the Adirondack Park. The study found some interesting trends. Tourists are making shorter visits but spending more money per day.

Ramsey Outdoor : Rock Solid Gear Shop In New Jersey! Ramsey Outdoor is a wonderful, family-owned outdoor gear shop in New Jersey. With two locations it's the perfect stop for folks leaving NYC for adventure.

Glamping with grizzlies: Would you spend the night camping with bears? In search of close animal encounters, Sarah Marshall joins ‘Bear Whisperer’ Gary Zorn on a new adventure in Canada’s Cariboo Mountains.

Plague Concerns Prompts No Camping Decision At Phish Concerts Phish's concerts will continue as scheduled at Dick's Sporting Goods Park over Labor Day weekend, but there will be no overnight camping because of ongoing concerns with plague.

Ernie Dingo camping on country to improve Indigenous men's health TV personality Ernie Dingo is hoping to close the gap in remote men's health by empowering them to improve their physical, emotional, and social wellbeing. The Yamatji man from Western Australia is the chairman of Indigenous media organisation BushTV, which is running a program called Camping On Country.

Batoning Wood With A Knife To Make Quick Kindling Batoning wood with a knife is a great way to make kindling at the campsite. Before I talk about how to do it, let me first talk about when you would not want to baton wood. It is not meant for splitting firewood. If you have unsplit wood on your property, you would never use a knife to split it.

Hydro Flask Tumblers Are Awesome, and 50% Off Right Now Hydro Flask makes some great products. And now you can score some at a crazy discount. Check out these four great deals in the current Hydro Flask sale. If you've owned a Hydro Flask, you probably know it's a great water bottle. They work great, as validated by our personal testing and the rave reviews online.

Austin Looks To Limit Camping And Resting In Public As It Pursues Housing-First Solutions The Austin City Council provided some clarity Tuesday over where it will limit camping and resting in public, as well as its overall strategy to boost citywide, housing-focused initiatives and investments.

Labor Day Phish Concerts Plagued by Prairie Dogs Phish heads expecting to camp outside Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City over Labor Day weekend for the band's three concerts, which start on August 30, have received some bad news.

Plague concerns cancel camping for Phish takeover of Dick's Sporting Goods Park Thousands of people who planned to camp during the three days of Phish concerts at Dick's Sporting Goods Park over Labor Day weekend won't be able to because of concerns about the pneumonic plague, event promoters announced Tuesday - about a week after public health officials made that decision.

Camping is canceled at Phish's Colorado concerts. Blame the plague-infected prairie dogs The good news: A weekend of Phish concerts will go on as scheduled at a soccer stadium outside Denver, Colorado. The bad? No camping, because the plague.

This Ultra Light Sale Will Seriously Upgrade Your Next Camping Trip Hyperlite Mountain Gear will lighten your load so you can get outdoors for longer. Right now, backpacks, pods and tents are on sale.

Plague At Phish Dick's: Shakedown "Alley", Camping Canceled Per a Commerce City Council meeting, camping in dirt lots and "Shakedown Alley" will be closed due to the plague when Phish hits Dick's next weekend.

Friends of Akamas blast 'uncontrolled' camping near Aphrodite's Baths Friends of the Akamas have slammed illegal camping near Aphrodite's Baths as unacceptable and urged authorities to take action.

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