Sky Lakes

1. Sky Lakes

High in the Oregon Cascade Mountains, south of Crater Lake National Park is Sky Lakes Wilderness. There are many beautiful high mountain lakes in the Wilderness, thus the name. Here are panoramic photos of four of them: Blue Lake Island...
The Outdoor Recreation Economy

2. The Outdoor Recreation Ec...

Outdoor recreation is an important contributor to the U.S. economy. In this article, you will learn the size of that contribution.

Where to Hike?

3. Where to Hike?

Looking for a great place to hike, but don’t have a clue? Here are four ways to discover your new favorite trail.

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National Fossil Day

National Fossil Day
As I wrote in a past blog post,  fossil hunting can be a great way to explore.  Perhaps you haven’t heard, there is a special day for it – National Fossil Day.  This year it is, October 11,...

Why Humans Explore

Why Humans Explore

 There are many motivations that move explorers forward. One way to discover some of them is to study the greatest voyages of exploration.

Park and Recreation Month

Park and Recreation Month
Since 1985, America has celebrated July as the nation’s official Park and Recreation Month. Created by the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA), Park and Recreation Month specifically...

Exploring the Oldest Road in The USA – The K...

Exploring the Oldest Road in The USA – The King’s Highway
As it turns out,  I’m not the only one that enjoys historical exploration.  Some folks in Pennsylvania have been exploring the oldest road in America and have produced  a documentary.  They...

Great Outdoors Month

Great Outdoors Month
June is Great Outdoors Month in the USA.  What started as Great Outdoors Week under President Clinton in 1998 has grown significantly under the Bush, Obama and Trump administrations into a month and...

Wildflower Adventures

Wildflower Adventures
  Stories in the eMagazine mention the wildflowers I have come across during my adventures.  But if you really enjoy wildflowers,  you can create your own adventure around them.  In much of the...

More About Morels

More About Morels
We wrote about morel mushrooms in the eMagazine, but here’s another angle on the story in the form of a press release from our friends at Lost Creek Mushroom Farm: Perkins, OK (PRWEB) March...

Wildflower Super Bloom

Wildflower Super Bloom

Enjoying wildflowers can make a great outdoor escape. If you live in the desert southwest of the U.S., now is the time to be looking; a super-bloom is underway.

The Importance of Trees

The Importance of Trees
  Someone posed this question on Quora: What is the importance of trees in a forest? I answered the question this way: While you wouldn’t have a forest without trees, I suspect the question is...

Becoming a Patron

Becoming a Patron
Adventuring Farther Afield We have discussed many adventures we have accomplished in a day or three from our home in Klamath Falls, Oregon.  It is fortunate that we have so may outstanding outdoor...

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