The thermometer says it's officially camping season, and so does the calendar. To me the best part of camping is the campfire that happens usually around dusk and the weather starts to cool off. The marshmallows, chocolate bars, and graham crackers come out. It's time to enjoy a campfire favorite.
In New York State we are lucky to have acres and acres of beautiful forests and wilderness. With the land also comes a wide variety of wild animals. The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation is making outdoor enthusiasts aware of a growing population of coyotes. They are also offering a number of tips on how to avoid conflicts with these predators as the weather gets warmer.
I absolutely love this time of year. Not too hot, not too cold. Cool nights make a great excuse for a campfire. Hiking in the mountains, breathing the fresh air, enjoying the sounds and sights of nature. What could be better?
The days of spending hours in a classroom to complete your Hunter Safety Requirements are nearing an end. Now you have the option to complete the course and take the exam from the comfort of your own home!
Had a fantastic trip this Memorial Day Weekend. We finally got the chance to try out the new camper. What better place to test'er out than the Adirondack Mountains at Eighth Lake State Campground near Inlet NY?
Well, it appears as though Spring has sprung, thus opens the season for one of my favorite pastimes…camping! Nothing beats being out in the wilderness. I hear the crackling of a campfire, the aroma of what everyone else in the campground is cooking, and just the overall "getting away". The Chipmeister has officially upgraded. Gone are the days spent cranking up the pop-up camper. We