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Fall in Alabama Most people rave about the fall colors up North, and while we agree that the North is beautiful this time of year, so is the South! We may be biased, but our home state of Alabama offers stunning fall views, and the absolute best way to enjoy those views is by going on weekend camping trips! One spot that we highly recommend visiting this season is DeSoto State Park   One of DeSoto State Park's Trails, Alapark About DeSoto State Park Encompassing 3,502-acres, DeSoto State Park is nestled atop beautiful Lookout Mountain in scenic Northeast Alabama. This area is...

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Happy and Heathy You probably noticed that the first time you go hiking or camping for the first time, or after a long break, you feel happy, relaxed, refreshed, and just... good. It is the kind of feeling that makes you want to go every chance you get. It is the same reason just about any outdoor hobby or sport quickly becomes a passion for those who do them. Have you ever wondered why this happens though? The answer is actually quite simple! Being out in nature is proven to be good for both your mental and physical health, and...

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Visiting National Parks We have yet to visit a national park that we did not instantly fall in love with. The preserved, pristine beauty and the unique, vast landscapes that each park offers is well worth every trip! According to the National Park Service, 309 national parks do not charge entrance fees so you can visit them any day of the year for free! The other 110 parks charge an entrance fee of $5-$35 dollars. As way to encourage and motivate more individuals to get outside and explore our beautiful national parks, these 110 national parks will have 5 days...

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Winter in Alabama The official start of winter is almost here! Alabama still experiences cooler temperatures, but has a much milder winter than most states. This makes winter a great time to get outside and explore all the fun activities this state has to offer! Listed below are some of our favorite "must do's" this season. Nature Activities 1. Camping Obviously, camping is one of our favorite activities! We especially love camping during the winter season, though. There is just nothing better than be bundled up by the campfire, making s'mores and drinking hot chocolate! Some of our favorite camping recipes...

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Outdoor Gear Let's face it, your outdoor gear isn't meant to stay clean. Camping, hiking, backpacking, kayaking, horseback riding, or anything other outdoor activity is going to coat your gear in dirt and mud. And we can bet if you bring your dogs along for the adventure, that they will eventually jump up on your GO-KOT with muddy paws! The best outdoor gear isn't the gear that doesn't get dirty, it's the gear that is easy to clean. Luckily, cleaning your GO-KOT couldn't be more simple! Cleaning Your GO-KOT 1. Look over your GO-KOT and see how dirty it is. Most of the...

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