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National Park Fee-Free Days In a recent press release, The National Park service announced which days they are waiving entrance fees in 2019! They are: Monday, January 21 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Saturday, April 20 – First Day of National Park Week/National Junior Ranger Day Sunday, August 25 – National Park Service Anniversary Saturday, September 28 – National Public Lands Day Monday, November 11 – Veterans Day On these days, only the entrance fee is waived. It does include any other activities, such as camping. These selected days offer visitors, volunteers and veterans the opportunity to visit the parks and truly celebrate...

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Sleeping Tips For Campers Many people’s number one concern when it comes to camping is getting a good night’s sleep. This is understandable, considering you need to be well rested to fully enjoy the day’s adventures. You also want to come home from your camping trip feeling refreshed, not exhausted. With that in mind, here are our best sleeping tips for campers! What To Pack 1. Bring A GO-KOT® We are all used to our own beds and having more comfort and support at night. So when you’re out camping, sleeping on the hard ground or an air mattress that...

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Winter in Alabama The official start of winter is almost here! Alabama still experiences cooler temperatures, but has much milder winters than most states. This makes winter a great time to get outside and explore all the fun activities this state has to offer! Listed below are some of our favorite "must do's" this season. Outdoor Activities 1. Camping Obviously, camping is one of our favorite activities! We especially love camping during the winter season, though. There is just nothing better than be bundled up by the campfire, making s'mores and drinking hot chocolate! Some of our favorite camping recipes are...

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The Holiday Season Is Almost Here! Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which means it is time to start holiday shopping! Is it just us or has holiday shopping gotten more difficult every year? Well, if you have a friend or family member who is an outdoor enthusiast, then we got you covered. We have created the best list of gifts that every outdoor enthusiast will love! We either have or have tried all of these products, so we are sure they won't disappoint! 1. Folding Kayak  This folding kayak is the perfect gift for that person in your life who...

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 Hiking In Alabama Many people don't think "Alabama" when they think about cool places to go hiking. However, Alabama has 24 State Parks and 4 National Forests full of amazing and beautiful hiking trails. Listed below are our top hiking spots in our home state of Alabama! 1. Bankhead National Forest Bankhead National Forest is one of our absolute favorite hiking spots in Alabama. It is located in the northwestern corner of the state, near the small town of Double Springs in Winston County. It includes over 180,000 acres of protected national forestland and it is often referred to as the “land of...

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