Every week we’re rounding up camping and outdoor news, along with stories you might have missed from The Dyrt Magazine and around the web. This week, we feature a helpful Holcomb Valley camping review from a camper on The Dyrt. Check back to see if your review is featured next week!
We’re just dragging ourselves out of a heat wave here in Portland, Oregon. I escaped the scorcher for some beach camping this past weekend and let me tell you — the Oregon Coast is a magical place. More on that, soon.
But for now, here are a bunch of camping stories, news, and inspiration for your own camping trip. (And if you’re looking to escape the heat wherever you are, I highly recommend heading to the woods or the shoreline and sleeping under the stars.)
What You Missed From The Dyrt Magazine
- These 7 enchanted forests across the U.S. will have you believing in magic.
- Senator Mike Lee ignited controversy with the proposal of three bills that would drastically change public lands in the west. We’re digging into what those bills really mean.
- These two best friends made ambitious plans to reunite for a 60-mile backpacking trip on the Appalachian Trail.
Outdoor News & Stories We’re Reading
- A forest fire in the Sierra National Forest, just outside of Yosemite National Park, has spread to over 12,500 acres since last Friday. [SF Gate]
- A California ghost town was purchased for 1.4 million dollars and will be preserved as a tourist attraction. [Lonely Planet]
- Could you handle hiking the entire John Muir trail? [Outside]
- It’s good to know that park rangers and paramedics have our backs. These three Yosemite employees were recently honored for their heroic actions after a deadly rockfall on El Capitan. [National Park Service]
Stories From Our Brand Partners Who Love Camping, Too!
- Camp at these historic places to combine nature and education about our country’s past. [Ethnotek]
- Backcountry camping meals should be lightweight and simple — but they should also taste good. [Mountain House]
- It’s hot out there and lakeside camping is the perfect way to cool down. Check out these water sport-friendly midwest campgrounds. [Body Glove]
From The Dyrt Magazine Archives
Each week we’re digging back into The Dyrt Magazine for articles we think you’ll love:
9 Dreamy A-Frame Cabin Options to Rent Across the U.S.
If you’re looking for something a little more luxurious than a tent this winter, but still want to embrace simplicity and access to the outdoors, the A-frame cabin is for you.Read the Article
Campground of the Week: Holcomb Valley Campground, CA
“This is a great campground with lots of OHV trails in the area. It’s definitely recommended to have a vehicle with higher ground clearance since you’re traversing some bumpy dirt trails to get there. The camp host is friendly and comes with a soccer-playing dog named Dutch.” — The Dyrt Camper Joe R.
Read more reviews about Holcomb Valley Campground.