After a year of getting Tallahassee outdoors, Camp Folks will be closing its doors at the end of November. Camp Folks opened in November 2015 with a mission to get more people outdoors in Florida’s Big Bend. Over the past year, we’ve been able to help over 500 people in Tallahassee get outside and explore our region’s […]
Camp Folks is excited to announce that on November 2nd from 6-8 pm we will be partnering with the Subaru team and Leave No Trace for a free workshop about environmental responsibility. We will learn proper disposal techniques, as well as outdoor ethics and resource preservation, local cleanup movements, beautification projects, as well as many volunteer […]
1,800 years ago North Florida was inhabited by the Native Americans of the Weeden Island Culture. Though not much is known today about the Weeden people, we do know, through surviving artifacts such as burial goods, that the Weeden had a rich society and culture, and were particularly adept at the art of ceramics. What […]
“Wherever thou art, act well thy part.” When exploring the great outdoors, it’s a good idea to be ready for any situation. For instance, what should you do if you stumble across a bear? Generally, bears tend to avoid contact with humans, and they can hear and see you coming long before you do. This […]
It’s remarkable how cathartic tie dying can be. There’s something about the careless freedom of pouring vibrant, liquid colors on a clean white shirt that invigorates your sense of wonder, and reawakens your inner child. It’s electric watching your colors seep into your shirt, growing and changing, bleeding together, making new colors into rich, unique […]
It’s the dog days of Summer! Before you decide to take your fury friend out for a hike read these tips to keep you and your pup safe. 1.) Get Cleared By Vet – Before hitting the trails, make sure that your pet is updated on their vaccines and is cleared by a veterinarian for vigorous activity in […]
Mosquitos suck. Literally. And on top of siphoning the blood out of your body, they can spread nasty diseases. That’s why it’s important to take steps to make sure you keep them at bay, without covering yourself or your loved ones in DEET, if possible. Here are some tips to get you prepared! Make your […]
It’s summer in Tallahassee, and sure enough, everyone is clamoring to immerse themselves in a body of water, be it a pool, spring, or creek. If you’re looking for some inspiration on new swimming spots to try out this season, or maybe just a refresher on the local favorites, adventure specialists at Camp Folks have […]
The American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day is Saturday, June 4th. National Trails Day is an annual event celebrating hiking, biking, paddling, equestrian, and birding trails throughout the country. Here in “Trailahassee,” we are fortunate to have dozens of incredible trails within the city limits! Find your trail at Trailahassee.com, grab your friends, and head […]
Cheaha is Alabama’s Oldest Continuously Operating State Park First opened to the public in 1933 during the Great Depression, expanded further in 1939. Since then, it’s seen loads of improvements, including a restaurant, chalets, cabins, roads, and even a lodge that opened in 1973. It’s Home to Alabama’s Highest Mountain Mt. Cheaha, which derives its […]
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