What is a good cheap tent brand? Greatland,Ozark Trail or Field and stream?

bridget36 says:

Looking to buy a big enough tent for a family of 5. I don't want to spend to much money because I am not sure if I will even like camping.So I will like to buy a store brand. I am not sure what kmarts brand is. Anyway out of the brands I listed...

Jim says: All very good advice above. I will give my two-cents worth. I have two, four-man (9'x7') Ozark Trail tents from Wal-Mart. For a family camping trip, these work great, they are easy to set up,...

Free camping, day use weekend June 7-9 on Forest

Mark Twain National Forest Offer Free Recreation Opportunities June 7-9, 2013.

Contact(s): Nancy Feakes 573-341-7472

Rolla, Mo. –Mark Twain National Forest will offer two days of free day use and two free nights of camping at eight campgrounds Jun 7-9, 2013.

Free camping is being offered in unreserved campsites operated by Mark Twain National Forest Friday and...

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Backpacker

Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which...

Backpacker

Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which...

Backpacker

Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which...

Backpacker

Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which...

Backpacker

Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which...

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The Great Outdoors of the North Central Ozarks

Outdoor recreation on the Black River is another option – where canoeing, fishing, camping, and RV opportunities abound. If you’re looking for a trout haven, the White River is hard ... at Green Mountain Road, at Arkansas Highway Five, and at Blanchard ...

Man, sons die in freezing rain on Ozark Trail

On a weekend trip that was a surprise anniversary gift for his wife, an outdoors-loving Air Force veteran ventured ... old David Decareaux and the two boys - ages 8 and 10 - on the Ozark Trail on Sunday, a day after Decareaux declined a passerby's offer ...

Mo. hiking deaths of Ill. father, 2 young sons underscore need for precautions in outdoors

Instead of veering onto the Blue Trail to get back ... training and years of hiking, including previously in the area where he ultimately died, Decareaux failed to account for changeable weather and the prospect of things going so awry, the ...

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Outdoors briefs . Posted: December 12, 2017 at 1 a.m.. Hike explores Pedestal Rocks. Ozark Highlands Trail Association will host a group hike Saturday at Pedestal Rocks and King's Bluff near Pelsor in the Ozark National Forest. Pedestal Rocks is a 2.6

'Share Your Christmas' campaign seeks good clothing, coats Two boys, ages 5 and 8, love the outdoors, fishing and camping so they would really like any gifts related to those activities. Clothing sizes needed are size 5 pants and shirts, and size 1 shoes, size 8 clothing and size 2 1/2 shoes. The 8-year-old

Van Buren eyes manager for trails project City Planner Joe Hurst has drafted an ordinance naming Ozark Off-Road Cyclists as the project manager for the Chad and Betty Ann Colley Wilderness Trail project. “This will allow city staff to work with OORC in developing the plan and raising funds

Outdoor briefs Arkansas Canoe Club and Pack Rat Outdoor Center will host a group paddling trip at 11 a.m. Saturday at Monte Ne Cove on Beaver Lake. Meet at the Monte Ne launch ramp. Cold weather paddling apparel and life jackets must be worn. Stand-up paddleboard

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