Guest post by Joel Syder It’s easy to see why hiking is such a popular activity for people of all generations around the world. Whether you’re discovering a desolate beach or a dominating mountain range and everything in between, there’s no denying the world is a beautiful place.
To Defeat the Dreaded Rush by: Makayla Hobbs Endless heaps of homework, a messy apartment, and complete inner ‘frazzledment’— I simply had to get off campus. I love college and my job, but there is a dark, disastrous impatience that I frequently catch when I forget to make space to experience nature. I call this … More The Perfect Escape to Nature
Arkansas is one of the best places to discover the great outdoors. You may have seen an ad or two from Arkansas Parks and Tourism, or you may have heard of one of the three national forests we have, or you may have heard of America’s first national park – Hot Springs National Park – but have you experienced it yourself? … More The Top 5 Places to See in Arkansas
Guest blog by: Makayla Hobbs I am currently part of a study away program based in Bass Lake, California. We have most classes outside, surrounded by nature and far removed from city life. It’s as magical as it sounds. On weekends, we explore Yosemite National Park – one of the highlights of this semester was a … More Beginners Backpacking Guide
All seasons are go-seasons! You may hear this a lot from most outdoor enthusiasts referring to enjoying the outdoors no matter the weather. Same goes for any hobbyist – you don’t stop what you love just because the weather has changed, you just make adjustments! Don’t let the cold deter you! After all, the wintry … More Winter Camping in the Mid-West
For those counting down the minutes till Spring again, you may have realized the winter solstice was on December 21st – meaning the sun was right over the Tropic of Capricorn. In the Northern Hemisphere we see this as the start of the winter season. Whether this makes you jump for joy, or crawl into … More 5 Winter Seasonal Benefits