5 Relaxing Things to Do Outdoors in the Summertime

August 12, 2021

Summer is finally here, which means it’s time to kick back and relax! But with the warmer weather and extra hours of daylight, you shouldn’t stay cooped up in the house watching TV or scrolling through social media. In this article, we’ll give you a list of relaxing things to do outdoors so you can enjoy your summer and have some fun.

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The Essential Guide to Jenny Wiley State Park

August 09, 2021

We call the destinations that surprise and delight us “hidden gems,” because discovering them feels like uncovering a treasure. It should come as no surprise then that light crowds, scenic views, and awesome activities encourage many to call Jenny Wiley State Park one of Eastern Kentucky’s best hidden gems. Learn more about who Jenny Wiley was and our favorite tips and tricks for camping, hiking, biking, and more in this beautiful park.

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5 Outside Summer Activities for Kids

July 26, 2021

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The 6 Rules of Campfire Safety (Plus 5 Indoor Fire Safety Tips)

July 12, 2021

Since the dawn of the caveman, humans have had a complicated relationship with fire. Our ape brains have learned (through trial and error) that as long as fire is in a small, contained area, it cannot cause much damage. However, we here at Wise Owl know that humans are also dumb, and make dumb decisions. Hence how wildfires are started, and also how everyone’s favorite shirtless forest creature was created - Smokey Bear. There are 6 general rules of campfire safety, as well as 5 general fire safety rules that we’re going to cover today. (We’ll also add in some great products to have around while you make your fire, so stick around for that!)

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Park Highlight – James H Floyd State Park

June 28, 2021

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How to Make Your Next Family Camping Trip Kid-Friendly

June 14, 2021

Every kid should experience the great outdoors at some point, and family camping trips are a top-tier (and cost effective) way to do that. We’re going to go over kid-friendly camping essentials, kid-friendly camping beds, fun things to do outside, easy camping meals for the family, and more - so get your hiking boots on and let’s get going!

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Father’s Day Guide – What to Get

May 17, 2021

Father’s Day is around the corner. Check out our gift guide for Dad!

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How to Prevent Blisters When Hiking

May 17, 2021

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Keep Your Food & Drinks Cool In Our NEW Brr Bag

May 03, 2021

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Park Highlight – Tims Ford State Park

April 19, 2021

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6 Spring Camping and Hiking Hacks

March 22, 2021

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Essential Hydration Tips & Tricks While Hiking

March 08, 2021

Love it or hate it, we don’t gotta tell y’all that water is the most important thing in our lives. The reality is that most of us aren’t drinking enough water every day by a longshot. Luckily we’ve got some pretty good hydration tips to share with you (as well as some products that may help with treating dehydration) so stick around and learn a little bit about our friend (and lifeline) - H2O!

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