Deer look docile, but an angry mother deer attack can happen in an instant. Here’s how to avoid putting yourself or your pets in harms way.
One night when I was camping in the woods I went to bed without realizing I hadn’t put away a bag of food hidden under the picnic table. I woke up in the middle of the night to the sound of footsteps outside my tent and I quickly zipped open the door, only to find […]
In small-town Central Texas, Buena Vista Wildlife Safari opened in 2018 as a natural, uncaged sanctuary for wild animals to roam. Next door, they also have a fenced RV park and cozy furnished cabins with beautiful countryside views. Their RV park has 35 big-rig friendly sites including pull-thrus and back-ins. Every site has full hookups, […]
There is something special about experiencing the outdoors during the winter. The air is crisp and clear, the stars twinkle brighter, and the snow-covered landscapes twinkle with sunlight or moonlight. Exploring by snowshoes or cross-country skis is a great way to work up an appetite for a welcome warm hearty meal. As well, during the […]
Many RVers would rather boondock for free than stay in a campground or resort. Most BLM areas, national forests, and national parks allow dispersed free camping for up to fourteen days at a time, and while you will need to supply your own power and water, you can save a ton of money on campground […]
In the last installment we looked at options for camping on state land, using Washington State as an example. This week I will share what you can expect in the way of camping and adventures when exploring the Colockum Wildlife Area, which is one of 33 wildlife areas in Washington State. The 105,662 acre Colockum […]
Leaves are turning and temperatures are dropping in North America’s mountains. For moose, that means one thing: rutting season. This annual mating ritual is a sight to behold but requires treating the giant creatures with extra respect. Don’t do it and you could die. Here’s where to go and what NOT to do when you […]
Those cute chipmunks at your campsite could be a killer rodent in disguise. Here’s four easy ways to avoid the plague when camping.
When Brad Treat of West Glacier, Montana, went mountain biking with a family member in late June 2016, a leisurely ride turned into a real life nightmare during a Grizzly attack.
If a bear goes after you on the trail, do you know the best weapon to survive a bear attack? The answer might surprise you.
America’s public lands are a wondrous place where wild animals can live as they did for eons—at least until well-intentioned but ignorant human beings interfere with their habitat. Follow these seven ways RVers can avoid animal attacks and you can avoid becoming another outrageous Internet headline. From the tourists who put a baby bison in […]