Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

In a seemingly otherworldly area of Idaho known as Craters of the Moon, ancient volcanoes created a bizarre landscape featuring massive black cinder cones,...
National Recreation Trails

Secretary Salazar Announces Designation of 22 New National Recreation Trails in 13 States

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar recently designated 22 trails in 13 states as newly recognized National Recreation Trails, adding more than 525 miles...

Venturing Off the Beaten Path in Florida’s State Parks

Florida's state parks are as varied as they are numerous - 161 of them scattered throughout the Sunshine State. Studying the map as my...
National Wildlife Refuges

History Finds a Home at National Wildlife Refuges

National wildlife refuges are considered home to more than 700 species of birds, 200 species of mammals and more than 280 species that are...
Oceanside Rocks

Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan Named Honorary Park Rangers

Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns can now add "honorary park ranger" to a resume that already includes two Academy Award nominations, seven Emmy Awards, and...
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site

Celebrate the Bicentennial of Lincoln’s Birth at America’s National Parks

This year marks the Bicentennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, the16th President of the United States. He was born on February 12, 1809...
North American Wildlife Safari

Take a North American Wildlife Safari at a National Wildlife Refuge Near You

Sleigh rides amidst thousands of elk wintering in Wyoming; trolley tours of bison roaming newly restored prairie in Colorado; a drive along lakes and...

Interior and Energy Team Up to Make National Parks more Green

The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will help the National...
National Recreation Trail

24 New National Recreation Trails Designated

This past summer, in honor of National Trails Day (June 7), and the 40th anniversary of the National Trails System, Secretary of the Interior...

Rocky Mountain Playground

What makes central Idaho, in particular, the alluring siren of the outdoor lover? Miles and miles of wilderness. In the middle of Idaho’s Rocky...

Products

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Dometic PLB40 Portable Lithium Battery

Perfect for off-grid camping, the Dometic PLB40 lithium battery was designed to run 12-volt DC appliances — specifically, Dometic’s line of CFX mobile compressor...
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Origami On the Water

Looking to ply the waters but don’t have the space to store a traditional kayak? Oru has launched its first tandem folding kayak, the...
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Smart Surge Protector Reports RV Power to Your Phone

Hughes Autoformers’ Power Watchdog EPO (Emergency Power Off) combines Bluetooth technology with the automatic shut off and re-start of an energy management system, offering...
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Pump it Up! New Line of Inflators from VIAIR

VIAIR has announced a new line of portable tire inflators designed specifically for RVs. The four RVS tire inflators are the only portable compressors...
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Straight as an Arrow

New adjustable drag link makes it simple to center the steering wheel on Ford F-53 chassis Piloting a motorhome has its own set of idiosyncrasies...