National Get Outdoors Day

National Get Outdoors Day Preview Event: RVs for the Family

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association and Reines RVs offered tours of RVs, including a unit with kid-friendly bunkbeds and a new, diesel powered unit with car-like fuel efficiency.

National Get Outdoors Day Preview: Come Fish With Me!

At the National Get Outdoors Day preview event, The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries provided rods, reels and casting lessons.

National Get Outdoors Day Preview: Local Firefighters

An appearance by the local volunteer fire department gave an extra dimension to the special event.

National Get Outdoors Day Preview: Smokey Bear and Friends

Crowd favorites were the U.S. Forest Service’s Smokey Bear and the National Wildlife Federation’s Ranger Rick, both posed for pictures, strolled through the campsite and used companions to talk about key issues ranging from fire to outdoor ethics.

National Get Outdoors Day Preview: Take Me Camping!

Kids put up and took down tents and tested sleeping bags furnished by the WOW-Wonderful Outdoor World, the Bureau of Land Management’s Eastern States Office, local REI stores and The Coleman Company. The children and their families could readily imagine themselves at a campsite enjoying s’mores by the fire.

National Get Outdoors Day Sponsor: The Coleman Company

NGOD Charter Champions include: The Coleman Company, Clif Bar, National Marine Manufacturers Association, Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle and Camping Association and America's Byways Resource Center.

NGOD Anacostia Park

NGOD Anacostia Park, Washington, D.C.
U.S. Forest Service volunteers stamp Passports to the Great Outdoors

NGOD Anacostia Park

NGOD Anacostia Park, Washington, D.C.
This father and his 3 sons won the Coleman camping equipment and plan to use the new gear on a Father's Day fishing trip!

NGOD Missouri

NGOD Wappapello Lake, Missouri
A family enjoys casting lessons.

NGOD Missouri

NGOD Wappapello Lake, Missouri
Woodsy Owl and friends

NGOD Missouri

NGOD Wappapello Lake, Missouri
Smokey Bear spreads the word on preventing forest fires at this NGOD event