5 Outdoor Events During Great Outdoors Month

Looking for something fun to do this summer that won’t break the bank? June is National Great Outdoors month, and that means that there are many fun (and free) activities for the whole family to enjoy! Read on and be sure to check out these great events.

1. National Trails Day

national trails day

Taking place on June 6th 2015, National Trails Day is hosted by the American Hiking Society and is the USA’s largest celebration of trails. Individuals, clubs and organizations from around the country host National Trails Day events to share their love of trails with friends, family, and their communities. Interested in taking part? Find a NTD event near you!


2. National Get Outdoors Day

national get outdoors day

Saturday, June 13th is National Get Outdoors Day! This event is an annual event to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun. Participating partners will offer opportunities for American families to experience traditional and non-traditional types of outdoor activities, and the prime goals of the day are reaching first-time visitors to public lands and reconnecting our youth to the great outdoors. Want to check out this event or host one of your own? Click here for some more information.


3. National Fishing & Boating Week

national fishing and boating week

National Fishing and Boating Week takes place June 6th through 14th and it really is the perfect reason to get out on the water and enjoy the experience of boating and fishing. Most states have free dishing days and sites all over the country will be hosting fishing derbies, festivals and more. As a bonus, the free boat ramp finder app is also available!

4. International Glamping Weekend

Great Outdoors Month glamping weekend

Love to camp in comfort and glamour? Then this weekend is for you! The International Glamping Weekend is being held June 6th -7th and is totally dedicated to glamorous camping!

5. Great American Campout

Great Outdoors Month

On June 27, 2015, The Great American Campout will be taking place. That means that thousands of people across the nation will gather in their backyards, neighborhoods, communities and parks to take part in a one-night FREE event that will provide an experience for all generations to connect with nature. Pledge to camp today to become a part of this great event!

Do you know of any other great outdoor events we might have missed happening during Great Outdoors Month? Be sure to let us know in the comments below about an event you know of!


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