ATV AND SHOOTING SAFETY — Jesse Bocksnick, extension 4-h outdoor skills coordinator for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, said it’s important to ensure youth are of the correct age and size to operate ATVs or firearms. (Division of Agriculture photo)

LITTLE ROCK — During the cooler months in Arkansas, there are many opportunities for outdoor fun, such as hunting, camping, and riding all-terrain vehicles. While enjoying these activities in the Natural State,

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Outdoor enthusiasts flocked to Tyler State Park on Sunday to partake in New Year’s Day activities.

Sunday was the official kickoff for the Centennial Celebration of Texas State Parks which turns 100 this year. Different events were held at various state parks across the state to celebrate, and in Tyler, the park hosted a T.R.Y.athalon in which participants could trek, ride or kayak their way into the new year.

About 20 hikers participated in the

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — It will be warmer this week than last week so if the kids are home from school, adults have some time off from work or relatives are in town, it’s a chance to get outside.

The Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation Department has many options for outdoor activities.

Great Bear Ski Valley in Sioux Falls opened today (Dec. 26) at 9 a.m. Downhill skiing, tubing and the terrain park opened.

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December 06, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  With temperatures dropping as the seasons change, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is reminding consumers to remain vigilant about safety to avoid tragedies around outdoor activities from sledding and skating to skiing and snow blowing this winter.

In 2021, there were an estimated 110,900 winter activity-related injuries treated in emergency rooms nationwide according to CPSC’s National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS). The activities included

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For a fresh outdoor activities involving ice and snow, take your pick.

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Snowshoeing is just one of the fun outdoor activities in the Poconos besides skiing. / Photograph courtesy of the Lodge at Woodloch

There’s more to the Poconos than just skiing. For a fresh activity involving ice and snow, take your pick.


Want a retro adventure your kids won’t forget? Historic, recently renovated Skytop Lodge (one of our favorite places to stay in

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Ski shop owners and local resorts are gearing up for another expected busy winter season.

MAINE, USA — When thinking of Maine tourism, one probably pictures busy beaches or dining on the docks. But Maine is proving itself to be a four-season destination.

According to the Maine Office of Tourism, more than 2.8 million visitors traveled to the state between Dec. 2021-April 2022. Meanwhile, 658,400 Mainers stayed at hotels or rentals across the state,

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A student catches a ball thrown by physical education teacher Amanda Knowlton after the Teens To Trails grant was announced Tuesday at Winthrop Middle School. Students won the $1,000 award to purchase outdoor equipment after logging in more than 187,000 minutes of outside time. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal

WINTHROP — Middle school students assembled in the gymnasium this week for what they thought was for a dance and rock band performance. But as they saw their

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group of people standing in front of mural that says Welcome to Michigan State Parks

After a monthlong closure for annual maintenance, deep cleaning and addition of new features, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Adventure Center in Detroit will reopen Oct. 1. To celebrate the reopening, all guests can enjoy a weekend of free admission, special activities and a chance to check out the improvements – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2.

Reopening weekend activities include:

Community Open

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There’s something for all seasons. Sponsored by Yakima Valley Tourism

YAKIMA, Wash. — If you’re going to get a lesson in the great outdoors, Rimrock Lake is the perfect classroom.

“This lake is so special, it is breathtaking. It’s huge. You’re not going to even see all of it today, because it’s that big,” said Shannon Mahre.

Mahre’s been an athlete all her life. But it’s sharing her love of outdoor activities with other

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Schools in high temperature areas warned to cancel outdoor activities | EdSource

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The California Department of Public Health issued guidance to schools Tuesday cautioning them to cancel all outdoor and un-air-conditioned indoor sports if temperatures in their region put them at levels of high or very high risk, according to the National Weather Service HeatRisk

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