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Visitors to Mark Twain National Forest have a lot to celebrate!

August fourth marked the second anniversary of the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA). In that time, the USDA Forest Service has selected more than 880 Legacy Restoration Fund projects across the...

Recycle Rally really works

Robertsville State Park is one of my favorite spots to hit up for a stroll. I love walking their trails and even their campground loop.  On a recent walk in the park, I noticed...

Lane Spring Recreation Area water & electric improvements

A project funded through the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) will improve campsite amenities at a popular Forest Service recreation site on the Houston/Rolla/Cedar Creek Ranger District of Mark Twain National Forest.   The Lane...

Spooktacular activities at Missouri State Parks

I have enjoyed many a stroll in Missouri State Parks, but one I took last October was simply spooktacular!  On a road trip to view the fall colors, I stopped at St. Francois State...

Public campground line up

The Missouri State Fair’s public campground, sponsored by Missouri State Parks, is set to open by 9 am, Friday, Aug. 5.  The 60-acre campground is located west of the fairgrounds on Clarendon Road. Unreserved spot...

Be aware of fire bans in your area & follow warnings

In my travels to western states, seeing burn bans in place is not that unusual. Honestly, it seems almost commonplace to turn on the news and see a wildfire in California or Colorado that...

The Traveler’s Bob Brennecke answers your outdoor questions:

QUESTION: “I just purchased a battery for my camper that I believe will allow us to do more boon-docking (camping without electrical hook-ups). The battery has more than 100 AH (Ampere Hours) and is...

Johnson’s Shut-Ins voted best state park wins camping

The results are in and with your help, Johnson’s Shut-Ins has been named the “Best State Park for RVing/Camping” in the nation in the USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards. The wilderness qualities and...