Different Types of Camping – What is your Preferred Style?

There are several different types of camping and lots of ways to enjoy the great outdoors! We love tent camping in the woods; what is your preferred camping style?

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Camping is itself a very unique and most adventurous travel according to me. There are different types of camping you can enjoy.

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Check this post by Thomas Salzano to find different camping variations:

Front Country Camping

Front Country Camping is what most of the people prefers. It includes designated campgrounds that are easily accessible by road. This type of camping includes outhouses, fireplaces and tenting areas. One can easily find camping locations for this type by searching desired location on internet.

Established Backcountry Camping

Backcountry camping as the name suggests, provides more closer look to the environment. This type of camping can be explored in National and State parks and especially those locations where you can feel nature closely.

One can get better idea with a map to explore such type of sites that comes under backcountry camping.

Impacted Area Camping

An impacted area camping is the location which is…

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Incredible Hikes to View Enchanting Eastern Washington

Eastern Washington has wide open spaces, rolling hills and views for hundreds of miles. While some see an area with little life, I see an alien landscape that it hauntingly beautiful. There’s something humbling about viewing wide open spaces that at the same time, makes you feel larger than life. These great hikes help you to see Eastern Washington in all its glory. Continue reading

[Hiking] 3 Common Trail Signs and Their Meanings

Have you ever been hiking and noticed interesting formations out of rocks, sticks and leaves? They aren’t random, nor the mark of the elusive Bigfoot (although they could be if you hike near the Blue Mountains.) They are actually trail signs left by other hikers and park rangers that are meant to alert you of interesting sights on the trail, danger areas or directions. Here is an overview of 3 main ones and their meanings. Continue reading

Unique and Refreshing Palouse Falls

I could feel the wet moisture in the air as we walked through the basin of the waterfall. I love that you can still feel the wind current of what used to be water in waves in a prehistoric riverbed. Palouse Falls is a special and ancient waterfall that is one of the biggest in the state of Washington. You’d never know it since it’s tucked into a deep canyon and hidden away behind farmland. Continue reading

Best of The US: Fishing at North Fork River, Oregon

North Fork River isn’t far from Portland, Oregon, but you’d think you’ve stepped into a different world. Miles away from the bustling city, the river is quiet and serene.

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This stretch of water in the middle of the Willamette River is officially named North Fork Middle Fork Willamette River. Located an hour or so outside of Portland, this marked the scene of my first ever fishing trip! Continue reading

Best of the US: Rattlesnake Lake, North Bend, Washington

Rattlesnake Ridge and Rattlesnake Lake are part of the Cedar River Municipal Watershed just east of Seattle, Washington. Growing up with this beautiful natural spot in my backyard was quite a treat. The Ridge provides an excellent hike with incredible panoramic views including a picturesque mountaintop boulder to sit and rest mid-hike.

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Rattlesnake Ridge

Rattlesnake Ridge gets its name from the shape of the mountain. If you look at Rattlesnake Ridge from the side, it looks like a long curvature of a snake squiggling across the horizon. If you want, the Ridge provides a hike all along the ridge, a longer hike that definitely will take  the full day. The more popular hike is about 1 1/2 and isn’t too steep or hard. It is very popular, especially on weekends, so go early! Continue reading