Outdoor Activities

SOUTH DAKOTA | South Dakota State Parks to Host Outdoor Activities August 11

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is hosting events this Saturday for kids and adults alike.  The events offer a variety of opportunities to spend time outdoors. RiverKid Sprint Triathlon, Farm Island Recreation Area, Pierre, 8:30 a.m. CT. Info: 605.773.2885 Steady Ed Memorial Disc Golf Tournament, Oahe Downstream Recreation Area, Fort … Continue reading SOUTH DAKOTA | South Dakota State Parks to Host Outdoor Activities August 11

COLORADO | Adventure Day, Go Outside events, free admission for military highlight August calendar at Cheyenne Mountain State Park

Adventure Day, Go Outside events, free entry for military highlight August calendar at Cheyenne Mountain State Park COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Maybe you have guests visiting from out of town. Or you have kids preparing to go back to school. Perhaps you are active or retired military.  Whatever the case, August is an exciting time … Continue reading COLORADO | Adventure Day, Go Outside events, free admission for military highlight August calendar at Cheyenne Mountain State Park

OHIO | Paddle Ohio Launches 2018 Summer Paddling Events

Explore the beauty of a scenic river, water trail or state park lake OHIO– The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Parks and Watercraft is offering a series of Paddle Ohio canoe floats this summer to promote paddling on Ohio’s state-designated wild, scenic and recreational rivers, water trails and select state park lakes. … Continue reading OHIO | Paddle Ohio Launches 2018 Summer Paddling Events

Prevent Tick-Borne Illness

PIERRE, S.D. –Head outdoors and enjoy the spring weather this Memorial Day weekend but keep an eye out for ticks to prevent tularemia and other tick-borne diseases, says a state health official. “We see cases of tick-borne illness every year in South Dakota,” said Dr. Joshua Clayton, state epidemiologist for the Department of Health.  “You … Continue reading Prevent Tick-Borne Illness

Seniors get big benefits from outdoor activities

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO/June 29, 2017 (STL.News) – Naturalists at the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center have touted the benefits of spending time in nature for children for some time. It’s connected to Nature Deficit Disorder (NDD), which stems from a lack of outside time being linked to a higher frequency … Continue reading Seniors get big benefits from outdoor activities