GET OUT

Coast Camping at Second Beach

Head to Washington's wild Olympic Coast for some of the best oceanside accommodations in the Northwest.

07/29/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

GET OUT

Backpacking the Emigrant Wilderness

A look at Yosemite’s wild sister to the north

07/16/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

WINNING FINDS

A Locally Made Camping Gear Guide

Get ready for summer excursions with these made-in-Oregon goods, from high-style hiking boots to Big Bottom Whiskey's pouches of bourbon.

07/01/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

GET OUT

Cycle Wild Wants You to Camp By Bike

A backpacker might make it 24 miles in one trip. But a cyclist can ride up to 72 miles in the same time.

06/05/2014 By Caleb Diehl

GETAWAYS

The Adventures of Musgrove and Yogi

A cabin hunter and his fearless pup explore the Pacific Northwest’s most magnificent forest service rentals.

06/03/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

COVER STORY

The Essential Guide to Mount St. Helens

We explore the mountain's top trails and campgrounds, history and lore, and take in in-depth look inside the historic eruption.

06/02/2014 Edited by Rachel Ritchie

BEYOND THE BRIDGES

Northwest Rolling Retreats

Trailers aren't just for RV parks anymore. Whether stationed in a snow-blanketed valley or delivered, fully stocked, to your favorite riverfront campsite, these four-wheeled wonders offer getaways unlike any other.

11/01/2013 By Marty Patail

GEAR UP

Poler Introduces Camping Cocktail Kit

A boozy collaboration with Philadelphia's Art in the Age puts the glam back in glamping.

10/28/2013 By Haley Martin

NEWS

Cottonwood Canyon Slated to Open

On Sept 25, Oregon's newest state park opens to hikers, campers, and fishers, a mere two hours from Portland

09/25/2013 By Caitlin Feldman

OREGON CAMPING

Gear Up!

The best Portland stuff for your next camping adventure.

08/01/2013 By Marty Patail

OREGON CAMPING

How to Treat a Rattlesnake Bite

Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office medical team shares what to do (and what NOT to do) post-snake attack.

08/01/2013 By Alisha Gorder

OREGON CAMPING

How to Start a Fire in the Rain

The founder of Trackers Earth outdoors camps reveals tips for fool-proof flames when the storm clouds strike.

08/01/2013 By Gino Cerruti

OREGON CAMPING

Oregon's Best State Parks: Lite

Natural beauty with a low degree of difficulty, from pet-friendly yurts to deluxe cabins on the coast.

08/01/2013 By John Shewey and Ketzel Levine

OREGON CAMPING

Oregon's Best State Parks for Day Trippers

Five lightning-fast outdoor getaways for afternoon escapes, from disc golf to waterfall trail hikes.

08/01/2013 By Ketzel Levine

OREGON CAMPING

Oregon's Best State Parks for Families

Nothing bonds the brood like a night (or a weekend) in the great outdoors. (Some “are we there yet?” required.)

08/01/2013 By John Shewey and Ketzel Levine

OREGON CAMPING

How to Make Camp Coffee, Two Ways

Instructions for satisfying your caffeine cravings campside, whether you're high-brow glamping or roughing it.

07/12/2013 By Branden Andersen

OREGON CAMPING

How to Make the Ultimate Camping Cocktail

Tender Bar's Lydia Reissmueller shakes up an ice-free cocktail worth toting along with your camping gear.

07/12/2013 By Sam Coggeshall

OREGON CAMPING

How to Make a Mind-Blowing Campfire Dinner

Flying Fish Company's Lyf Gildersleeve shares his secrets for a fantastic fireside feast, no dishes (or cleanup) required.

07/12/2013 By Sam Coggeshall

FALL TRAVEL

Explore Hidden Oregon

From the sprawling emptiness of southeastern Oregon to the rough tranquility of the Oregon Coast, the state is ripe for exploring. No matter where you're going to, there are some lesser-known gems that can't be missed. We've found 30 such adventures.

09/11/2009 By Kasey Cordell, Randy Gragg, and Rachel Ritchie Edited by Brian Barker