Tag Archives: Idaho

Would You Leave Your Campfire Unattended?

Firefighters have discovered 23 illegal, abandoned, or escaped campfires burning on the Bitterroot National Forest in just the last seven days, according to a Bitterroot National Forest news release. Two of the fires were discovered Sunday morning (August 11) off … Continue reading

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Top 10 Scenic Drives in the Northern Rockies

If you are looking for an exciting vacation with beautiful views then consider exploring Forest Service lands in the Northern Rockies for beautiful landscapes, scenic byways, historic trails, and diverse wildlife. For sheer beauty and allure, few regions match the … Continue reading

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Camping Opportunities in National Forests & Grasslands

As summer camping season approaches many families will rely on ForestCamping.com for camping opportunities in national forests and grasslands. Old man winter may have made a late arrival in your area but summer and the family camping season is just … Continue reading

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Camping World Plans to Open 6 Locations in 2012

Camping World, the nation’s largest RV and outdoor retailer, announces plans to open new facilities of the national chain in six locations during 2012—Redding and Fresno, California; Washington State’s Spokane-Coeur d’Alene area; St. George, Utah; Conway, New Hampshire; Buffalo, New … Continue reading

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Idaho State Parks Launching Passport Program

The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is launching a new program that allows vehicle owners to voluntarily pay a $10 fee when they register their cars that gives them access to 30 state parks in an effort to raise … Continue reading

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State Parks Struggle with Budget Cuts

The recession has legislators across the U.S. looking to cut services—and state parks are often among the first to feel the pain of budget cuts. That has led to closed facilities, reduced services, and fewer rangers. “These are tough times … Continue reading

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Best of the Road

Rand McNally, in collaboration with USA TODAY, recently crowned the first five winning towns the Best of the Road® in its inaugural search at the Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) Annual Convention in New Orleans. The winning towns are highlighted … Continue reading

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Are You Bear Aware?

Wildlife is a huge part of the mountain and wilderness regions of Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Arizona, Alaska, Alberta, and British Columbia. Deep snowpack, more grizzlies Numerous encounters between grizzly bears and humans have been reported this spring, attributed to a … Continue reading

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