Stories tagged: camping
Wed., Feb. 26, 2020
Your chance to spend the night in Washington’s picturesque Enchantments within the Alpine Lakes Wilderness is drawing to a close.
Wed., Feb. 26, 2020
The Priest Lake Ranger District of the Idaho Panhandle National Forests has new reservation options on Bartoo and Kalispell Island Campsites on Priest Lake.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 19, 2020
The five-day National RV Show started Thursday and has brought thousands of people to the Spokane Convention Center to see the latest in recreational vehicles, from travel trailers and toy …
Thu., Dec. 12, 2019
10 unusual gifts for the outdoorsy person in your life
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019
Picture 6-foot-10, 260-pound Oumar Ballo and 6-11, 235-pound Pavel Zakharov scrambling to hang on while inner tubing on a lake.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019
Spokane Valley City Council unanimously voted to ban camping at City Hall, Center Place and Balfour Park and bar it on other public lands, as long as there is space …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019
Snow camping is the perfect way to
UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019
Twenty-somethings Alexes Wilson and Donaven Farris see potential in the vacant Spokane Valley mobile home they see as a pathway out of homelessness. Just a few months ago the city …
Fri., June 21, 2019
Campers heading into the hills should remember to store their food and waste in bear-proof containers this summer.
Sat., May 25, 2019
Camping is no longer available at the Freeman Lake Access Site, located 5 miles north of Oldtown in Bonner County.
UPDATED: Thu., May 9, 2019
Throughout our travels, we’ve stayed in some fantastic campgrounds, perfect for exploring some of the best national parks and monuments in the West. The following campgrounds are some of our …
UPDATED: Mon., April 29, 2019
Americans have always embraced the open road, but now campers, the iconic symbol of middle-class success, are gaining ground with a new audience. Millennials not only are traveling the country …
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018
As public outcry over laws prohibiting camping, sitting or sleeping on public property grows, city officials and police say illegal camping is more wide spread than it has been in …
Fri., June 29, 2018
Visitors to the Palouse Ranger District of the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests should be prepared for travel impacts and a campground closure due to a Latah County bridge replacement project …
Fri., June 1, 2018
The Reeder Bay Campground, on Priest Lake, will be closed for the 2018 season while the campground is upgraded to flush toilets, according to a U.S. Forest Service news release.
Fri., May 11, 2018
Few things are more disheartening to the camping summer tourist than pulling into a campground and finding all of the sites full. It’s especially deflating when you’ve been on the …
Tue., May 8, 2018
New city laws aiming to protect Spokane’s publicly owned land will prohibit camping in the future. Those living in the camps will be directed to services, including shelters, unless all …
Thu., April 19, 2018
Gusty winds swept the mountains and deserts of Southern California on Thursday, forcing managers of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival to close campgrounds where thousands of fans were …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018
The St. Joe Ranger District is looking for volunteer campground hosts.
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018
Younger Americans are hitting the road in search of adventure, but still want the comforts of home.
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018
The Pend Oreille County Public Utility District and the Colville National Forest are requesting feedback from users about camping along the reservoir near Pioneer Park, according to a news release.
Mon., Jan. 15, 2018
Even after our region’s first settlers built towns and cities, some would still head to wilder areas to practice “woodcraft”, as camping used to be called.
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018
The boat, RV and sportsmen’s show season is getting underway for 2018.
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017
A University of Colorado sleep study sheds light on the benefits of winter camping.
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017
Who needs a waterbed? The Shoal Tent from SmithFly blends a boat with a tent, and while not exactly practical, it looks pretty fun.
Mon., Oct. 30, 2017
Wildlife watching, especially around the home, and fishing have gained popularity in recent years while participation in hunting has declined slightly, according to a report released last month.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
If you love to camp, fish and paddle a canoe, Quetico fulfills your wildest dream. Some 6,000 lakes, 32 waterfalls and 4,467 islands are waiting to be explored only by …
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017
Hunters heading into the mountains this week still face restrictions on campfires and even generators as tinder-dry conditions persist through the region.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017
One bowhunter is walking briskly into his backcountry elk camp this week with a team of four-legged helpers that take a load off his back without adding work and worry. …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017
At the tender age of 9, I had to confront the harsh reality that my parents no longer loved me.