True North and Declination

True North & Declination

Learning what true north means and how to use declination is important for being able to navigate with a map. In this article, we’ll talk…
Fishing Report 8-27-2023 Grand Haven Fishermen's Pier

Fishing Report 8-27-2023 Grand Haven Fishermen’s Pier

Fishing report for 8-27-2023 Grand Haven, Michigan. Read more Michigan fishing reports here. With the lake cooling down, we attempted to get out and get…
Summer 2023 Outdoor Recreation Survey

Summer 2023 Outdoor Recreation Survey

Here is our annual Summer Outdoor Recreation Survey! Fill it out and tell us about your adventures this year. Loading…
South Swan Creek Loop Trail

South Swan Creek Loop Trail Hiking in Michigan

The South Swan Creek Loop Trail is a 5.7-mile loop trail located in Allegan State Game Area in Michigan. It is a popular trail for…
How To Start A Campfire

How to Start a Campfire

Fire. A requirement for life. Few experiences in the great outdoors are as iconic and memorable as gathering around a crackling campfire. The warmth, camaraderie,…
Staying Safe & Cool Because It's Hot

Staying Safe & Cool Because It’s Hot

It’s hot out there. In this article, we’ll talk about staying safe and cool while hiking. The summer of 2023 has turned out to be…
Effects of Climate Change on Outdoor Recreation

The Effects of Climate Change on Outdoor Recreation

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The Best Camping Air Mattress

The Best Camping Air Mattress

Camping is a great way to connect with nature, but a comfortable night’s sleep is essential for fully enjoying the experience. Enter the air mattress…
Mountain Lion Safety Tips

Mountain Lion Safety Tips

In honor of World Lion Day, let’s take a look at some mountain lion safety tips. Yes, mountain lions are cute, but they are also…
Heat Illnesses in Dogs

Heat Illnesses in Dogs: A Hiker’s Guide

As the sun-soaked days of summer invite outdoor enthusiasts to explore hiking trails and embark on adventures, many dog owners are eager to bring their…