6 hrs ago
Wet and Wild
I paddled a kayak into a Class III rapid once, a thoroughly exciting experience as the massive inertia of the swiftly flowing water pulled me at its will, sometimes between and sometimes over the unyielding stones that divided the flow.
14 hrs ago
Cody Ledsworth finishes his 216-mile kayak trip to raise funds for Parkinson's disease
Cody Ledsworth paddled to the finish line at a boat launch on Muskegon Lake on Tuesday after six days of kayaking down the Muskegon River to raise money for Parkinson's Disease Foundation in honor of his grandmother, Marguerite Ledsworth, who has been fighting the disease since 2002.
20 hrs ago
Portsmouth Daily Times
ODNR honors Bazlers for heroic action
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Recreation recently honored Wyatt and Paul Bazler for their efforts in saving someone from a near drowning in Roosevelt Lake.
Mon May 20, 2013
New phone app guides paddlers from Holly to Owosso on Shiawassee River
Willi Gutmann at Waterworks Park in Holly. Gutmann has created an App that has maps and information about the Shiawassee River that will be released soon.
Sun May 19, 2013
Northeast Ohio: National park, Lake Erie show Mother Nature in all her glory
Sandwiched between two of the state's largest cities, bisected by the busy Ohio Turnpike, this is not your typical national park.
Kayaker killed on Upper Ammonoosuc
A Berlin, New Hampshire man is dead following a kayaking accident. It happened on a stretch of the Upper Ammonoosuc River in the town of Dummer.
Central Ohio: The perfect place to jump for thrills or paddle for pleasure
Thrill-lovers won't find much in the way of mountain climbing or ocean surfing in central Ohio.
What's on your kids' summer to-do list?
School is almost out. What's on your kids' to-do list this summer vacation? If you don't have it figured out yet, the city of Yuma Parks and Recreation can help you.
Man kayaks 200 miles down the Thames for charity
A MAN is currently on a two and a half week kayaking jaunt down the River Thames to raise funds for a cancer charity.
Emergency responders brace for challenges as whitewater course ramps up on Chattahoochee River
Here is the information that should be posted on signs along the Chattahoochee River in and near downtown Columbus by Saturday: • It shall be unlawful for any person to be in the river without a personal flotation device .
Sat May 18, 2013
Berlin man dies while kayaking
A Berlin man apparently suffered a medical emergency and died Saturday while kayaking with his wife on the Upper Ammonoosuc River.The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department identified the victim as Keith E. Whitten, 58.
Up the creek for fabulous paddle in Kangaroo Valley
THE Kangaroo River starts in the gurgle of a little stream, glinting through tumbled boulders before emerging among lush green pastures.
Naturally, it's easy to relax on the NSW North Coast
SCALLOPED bays, shimmering lagoons and lush rainforest make the New South Wales North Coast a great getaway.
5 Things Every High School Senior Should Do Before Leaving Trenton, Grosse Ile
If you've lived in Trenton or on Grosse Ile for most or all of your life, going away to college is an exciting experience-but how do you say goodbye to your hometown? Try checking things off this bucket list to give Trenton or Grosse Ile a proper farewell.
Vogel Talks RVing
SylvanSport at Outdoor Gear Builders Village
Brevard, North Carolina-based SylvanSport, makers of the lightweight popup camping trailer the GO, have teamed up with AdvantageWest to present 15 Western North Carolina gear-making companies in a special Outdoor Gear Builders Village at the 13th annual Mountain Sports Festival in Asheville, North Carolina, on May 24-26. The Outdoor Gear Builders ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Ventura County Reporter
Beneath the fog, against the wind
Heaving seas propelled by gale force winds gusting to 50 knots churned up 7- to 11-foot wind waves that chased me down the frontside of the Channel Islands National Park.
Thu May 16, 2013
Kayakers Rescued From River Thursday Evening
Crews were dispatched Thursday evening to rescue two people stranded on a rock after a sudden storm overturned their kayaks in the James River.
Norwalk: Benefit planned in memory of father and daughter kayakers
The Norwalk community is planning a fundraiser to help pay for the funeral costs of the father and daughter who drowned while kayaking on Lake Erie.
2012 recap: Barron Heating repeats as Ski to Sea champs in exciting finish
Barron Heating won its second straight Ski to Sea in 2012 and continued a dynasty that now stretches back with 10 wins since 1996.
Farmington Daily Times
Alternative physical education courses engage local high school students in the great outdoors
Farmington and Piedra Vista high schools offer some unique opportunities to upperclassmen ready to break out of the classroom and into the great outdoors.