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No Fuss Halloween Camping

No Fuss Halloween Camping

There are plenty of Halloween camping activities and craft ideas on the internet. Sure, you can decorate your campsite with jack-o-lanterns and fake tarantulas, or sit around the campfire wearing costumes. You could even make a few festive decorations and desserts, but maybe you don’t want to lug a crate of glue sticks, glitter, googly eyes, fake cobwebs, and marzipan out to the campsite. You want to take part in more »

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Prettiest Bike Trails for the Fall

Prettiest Bike Trails for the Fall

Northwest Arkansas is gorgeous in the fall, and cool autumn days make for perfect biking weather. Pretty much any bike trail in Northwest Arkansas will present you with a lovely bike ride. Here are a few favorites to try out on your next solo or group ride. Mt. Kessler Mt. Kessler is just short drive from Fayetteville, and offers some of the best, most challenging mountain biking in Northwest Arkansas. more »

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Winterizing Your Outdoor Gear

Winterizing Your Outdoor Gear

Fall is the perfect time to start winterizing your outdoor gear setup. Not only do you want to make sure you’re ready for winter before the season sets in, but fall also brings with it many of the challenges you’ll face on the hiking trail or at base camp during the winter. Here are a few tips for winterizing your outdoor gear. Gear maintenance You don’t want to mess around more »

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Military Surplus Every Outdoor Enthusiast Should Own

Military Surplus Every Outdoor Enthusiast Should Own

Those who aren’t in the know about military surplus don’t even realize that they’re missing out. Military surplus isn’t just for the tactical or prepper crowds. Military surplus offers affordable options for anyone who likes to get outside. The quality of surplus gear is often on par with dedicated outdoor brands. If you don’t want to pay top dollar, and you don’t mind subdued colors, military surplus is the way more »

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Dry Bags in Fall and Winter

Dry Bags in Fall and Winter

The value of dry bags for hiking is plain to see. Nobody wants wet hiking gear, and dry bags prevent wet gear. It’s pretty cut and dried. The season, however, greatly affects how important a dry bag actually is. Wet gear in the summer can be inconvenient and frustrating. Wet gear in the fall or winter can be dangerous, though. Dry bags in fall and winter are practically mandatory. Water more »

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Northwest Arkansas Cabin Camping

Northwest Arkansas Cabin Camping

There are many different ways to camp. Some people enjoy wandering into the woods with a tarp, while others prefer a 6-man tent and a pull-up car camping site withing walking distance of a toilet. One isn’t better than the other, they’re just different. That is to say, that there’s no right or wrong way to enjoy a relaxing weekend experiencing nature. Cabin camping may sound like an oxymoron to more »

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2017-2018 Hunting Seasons in Northwest Arkansas

2017-2018 Hunting Seasons in Northwest Arkansas

Hunting seasons in Arkansas depend on where you live. Hunting seasons in Arkansas typically change a little bit each year, but while the exact dates may vary, the basic time frame is usually consistent. Here’s a look at the different hunting seasons in Northwest Arkansas. There are different seasons for different types of hunting. Most of Northwest Arkansas is made up of deer hunting zones 1, 1A, 2, and 6. more »

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Outdoor Activities for Students in Northwest Arkansas

Outdoor Activities for Students in Northwest Arkansas

Northwest Arkansas is one of the best places for outdoor recreation. Whether you’re into the thrills of downhill mountain biking or a leisurely hike through the woods in the company of friends, NWA has it all. Whether you’re new to the area – or new to outdoor activities altogether – here are a few ideas for outdoor activities for students in Northwest Arkansas. Hiking There are plenty of great places more »

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Getting to Know tentree

Getting to Know tentree

More and more companies are realizing that today’s consumers care where goods come from. More importantly, an increasing number of companies want to help make a difference in the world we live in. Among the growing list of responsible outdoor brands is tentree. 10 trees are planted for every tentree product purchased tentree is an outdoor clothing brand that sell men’s and women’s apparel, hats, and backpacks. With every purchase more »

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Tips to Get the Most Out of Fall Hiking

Tips to Get the Most Out of Fall Hiking

You can have a good time on the trail year-round, but fall hiking takes the cake. Fall is the season to get outdoors. The leaves are lovely, the air is crisp and cool, and the ticks, mosquitoes, and poison ivy that can make life miserable have receded. The key to any good hike is being comfortable and enjoying your experience. Here are a few tips to help you get the more »

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