Temperatures in Lancaster County are starting to warm, which means it’s the perfect opportunity to visit one of the county’s several-hundred trails and parks. Here are 13 great places to hike in Lancaster County, as determined by reviewers on Yelp and the Discover Lancaster website. These trails offer something for everyone, […]

Batten down the hatches, secure the anchor detail and dog down all doors, rig for heavy weather! The Maine State Legislature is back in session. The Legislative Documents (proposed laws) are working their way through the “democratic machinery” with a vengeance. V. Paul Reynolds, Outdoors Columnist The unanswerable question is […]

Image source: The Motley Fool. Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASO)Q4 2020 Earnings CallMar 30, 2021, 11:00 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good morning, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the Academy Sports + Outdoors fourth-quarter and fiscal-year 2020 earnings conference call. [Operator instructions] […]

HARRISBURG — Governor Tom Wolf this week encouraged residents to help reduce litter by joining the statewide “Pick Up Pennsylvania” campaign of community cleanups running through May 31. The governor also invites everyone to learn about litter’s negative impacts and state efforts to reduce this scourge in a free online […]

Neighborhood parks give communities space. From New York’s Central Park to Washington’s tiny triangle parks, these spots provide space for everything from hiking, to cookouts to simply resting on a bench. You might not know about the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program (ORLP), but it is a small program with […]

“Adventure travel is a lot like a boys club,” says Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe, an online community for travelers of color. “Actually, it’s a lot like a white boys club.” Take a peek at the marketing materials for most major outdoor sporting brands or travel brochures, and the […]

Editor’s note: If uncertain about an event being held because of COVID-19, call the contact numbers. Outdoors-related clubs and organizations can submit items to be considered for publication in “Outdoors Briefs” by emailing to [email protected] Youth Trout Day set at Sweet Arrow Lake Sweet Arrow Lake County Park again will […]

Social distancing is easier outside. That simple maxim drove Americans outdoors in a huge way last year. Local, state and national parks usage shot up substantially in 2020 as people searched out leisure and fitness activities that weren’t precluded by COVID-19 rules limiting indoor entertainment and exercise options where the […]

Montanans are discovering a less populated landscape by camping at the American Prairie Reserve in northeastern Montana. Reid Morth Billings Gazette National forest campgrounds and state parks weren’t the only places to see a surge in visitation last summer. Eastern Montana’s American Prairie Reserve also recorded its highest tourism season. […]

Events listed here are contingent on whether each jurisdiction is approved to enter the corresponding phase of the governor’s four-phase reopening plan. Events may be canceled or postponed. Check with each venue for the latest information. Outfitting at home: You can now make a free virtual outfitting appointment with an […]

Image source: The Motley Fool. Johnson Outdoors Inc (NASDAQ:JOUT)Q1 2021 Earnings CallFeb 5, 2021, 11:00 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Hello, everyone, and welcome to the Johnson Outdoors First Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call. Today’s call will be led by Helen Johnson-Leipold, Johnson Outdoors’ […]

Recent storms have added to the snowpack at the rim of Black Canyon. Hot summers and dry winters over the past 20 years have made survival difficult for much of Colorado’s wildlife. (Courtesy of National Park Service) It isn’t hard to find Elmer Fudd online. He was a character in […]

Cross Country Skiing? With kids? You bet. This fantastically fun activity is a life skill that can open doors for your family winter after winter. Here are a few tips to make your cross-country ski trips fun for the whole family. The magic of cross-country skiing is that you can […]