What Is Leave No Trace?

Most of us have at least heard the phrase, many of us live by it when in the outdoors. Especially regular campers and backpackers.Casual hikers and occasional campers though may not know exactly what...

Canoeing and Camping at Big South Fork from Station Camp to Blue Heron

I talked to a friend of mine recently whom I haven't seen in a while and was invited on an overnight canoe float down the Big South Fork with him. I do not have...

Best Places for Camping Near Nashville

There are many great places for camping near Nashville. I compiled a list of camping locations all within about an hour of the Nashville, Tennessee area for anyone visiting and looking for a good...

Things you Should Know About Camping in Bear Country

Contrary to what you may hear from people, or see in the movies, bears are not out to hunt humans. Bears prefer to avoid humans, though human carelessness can cause them to behave otherwise....
cooking bacon over a campfire

Campfire Cooking With Cast Iron

There is just something special about cooking with cast iron. I have one big cast iron skillet at my house that I use for almost everything and I love it. Sure they...

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