Camping

Petit Jean State Park

Size: 
3471 acres

Location

Petit Jean State Park
1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road
Morrilton, AR 72110
United States
Phone: (501) 727-5441
35° 9' 23.3676" N, 92° 45' 30.888" W

Petit Jean State Park is the first state park in Arkansas.

Death Valley National Park

Size: 
3373063 acres

Location

Death Valley National Park
Route 190
Death Valley, CA 92328
United States
Phone: (760) 786-3200
36° 29' 55.7448" N, 117° 13' 36.7248" W

Death Valley National Park is located primarily within Southern California and has a small portion that extends into Nevada. It is the largest national park within the lower 48 United States and approximately 95% of the park is designated wilderness area.

2014 Outdoor Sporting Expos

By Justin Powell

Nature-loving families of all skill levels should be sure to check out an outdoor sporting expos this year. Families who are inexperienced outdoor expos to be a great learning resource, while even families who are experienced in the outdoors can find new products, learn new skills and or just get inspired.

Outbound Family has gathered an ever-expanding list of outdoor expos for 2014. No matter your family's interest, you can find a outdoor sporting expo near you. Learn a new skill, find a great new product and then enjoy time together outdoors!

Staying Safe from Poisonous Plants

By Justin Powell

Enjoying a family hike in the forest can be a great way to connect with nature. However, touching certain plants can be bad for you and your kids. Poisonous plants like poison ivy, poison sumac and poison oak are fairly common and coming in contact them can cause a bad allergic skin reaction. Being able to recognize and avoid these plants is an effective way to keep your family safe from severe discomfort.

NJDEP’s Free 2013 Wild Outdoor Expo Being Held September 14th and 15th

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey families can learn more about the outdoors at the fourth annual New Jersey WILD Outdoor Expo, the Department of Environmental Protection-sponsored celebration of the state's natural resources and outdoor heritage. The Expo will be held rain or shine from 10am to 5pm the weekend of Sept. 14 and 15 at the Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area in Jackson Township.