After months of pandemic-induced isolation, one Vermont family dove headfirst into a 272-mile adventure
America’s youth are in desperate need of real-life human connection. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame bassist says there’s no better place to provide that than a skate park.
Fifty years after its release, it’s time to unwrap the messages embedded in the game
Want your children to have a deeper relationship with nature than you do? So did this writer. She found an entry point in Tinkergarten.
For decades, Deep Springs College in California resisted the push to go coed. But even though women are now allowed to attend, it still holds on to the past.
Let the rippers’ rumpus start
It’s never too early to help your kids develop a healthy mindset around food. Here’s where to start.
The South American pack animal is the perfect companion for getting deep into the wilderness with little ones
“I would contend that stupid behavior is sometimes the proper response to stupid laws”
The pandemic forced schools to teach outside. Many teachers, parents, and kids want to keep it that way.
Whether you’re stuck in the city or counting down the days to a summer road trip, we have a few expert-approved tips for exploring nearby nature
Your family’s next adventure begins when the sun goes down
I gave my 12-year-olds the Rand McNally on our 300-mile drive from Atlanta to the South Carolina coast to impart the joys of reading an old-school physical map
We asked movers and shakers in different corners of the outdoor world about what people can do to make certain spaces and sports more welcoming for all
The newest collection of recipes from James Beard–nominated chef Sarah Glover is geared toward parents looking to improve their outdoor cooking game. We’ve included two of our favorite recipes from the book.
Six items guaranteed to elevate your family’s next outdoor adventure
This seat holds its own against competitors that are twice as expensive
From surfing the coast of Maine to exploring slot canyons in Utah, these adventures will make the whole family happy
Is protecting your children from harm the best way for them to explore and understand the world?
Ambreen Tariq’s new children’s book tells the story of an immigrant family’s first camping trip and expands the canon of outdoor literature for kids
The phone rang and it was our 18-year-old, Hatcher, who apparently took a hard spill while ripping laps on Eldora Mountain. Or so we think: he’s OK now, but he still has no idea what really happened.
After a long year of staying put during COVID-19, families are dreaming of spring breaks and summer vacations. But should you book that flight? Our experts weigh in.
Author Natalie Warren wants young women to disregard conventional rites of passage and get lost in the wilderness
Monica and Vince Strawbridge and their four children hiked the PCT in 2018 and the CDT in 2020. Now the family has begun the AT.
Want to safely build a rope swing but don’t know where to start? Learn how with professional tree climber Waldo Etherington.
Traveling with your pod? Buy out these places for private stays.
Photographer Shaun Price captures images of a project to build a mobile bike repair center during COVID-19
An ambitious new project is based on a straightforward and very attainable goal: to help kids spend as much time outdoors as they do in front of screens
Get out there—it'll be worth it
The pandemic has robbed kids of vital socialization with friends—and put even more emphasis on the importance of spending time with them in nature. But what happens when your child is a nonstop yakker on the trail?
How young is too young for risk? During an Idaho river adventure that included her seven-year-old, Tracy Ross faced this question in the most harrowing way imaginable.
This side-by-side will get you up the gnarliest roads on the planet, and it's scream-out-loud fun to drive
Adventure photographer Chris Burkard's 'Unnur' is a gorgeous meditation on one Icelandic father's plan to raise his daughter (way, way) off the grid
Bouldering psychotherapy is gaining traction because the sport is unique in its easy access and ability to draw out emotions
Fall is the perfect time to get out there
Researchers have identified an alarming lack of books about Black children in nature. Diversifying your bookshelf can help kids find themselves in literature—and the outdoors.
With at-home schooling the norm in many areas, we put together a P.E. plan for a full semester of fun and creative movement
It's all about making sure they have fun on the trail
From going big on snacks to active pit stops, here's everything you need to know before taking a long road trip with the whole family