Outdoors

What's there to do in the great outdoors? Here we've got a bevy of local outdoor activities and destinations to explore.

Updated 8 minutes ago

Swan tags are available for first time in Idaho

Idaho hunters are now able to purchase swan tags. The tags went on sale last week.

Updated 8 minutes ago
Emerald Creek Garnet Area to remain closed for all of 2020

The Emerald Creek Garnet Area, administered by the St. Joe Ranger District of the Idaho Panhandle National Forests, will remain closed for the remainder of the 2020 season.

Updated 8 minutes ago
Fair return of adult Chinook salmon to Idaho expected

The Snake, Clearwater and Salmon rivers will have a fall chinook season after all.

Updated 8 minutes ago
UI expands outdoor career options

Students who want to learn in Idaho’s beautiful outdoors will have the chance this fall to enroll in online or in-person classes.

Updated 8 minutes ago
No over-the-counter nonresident deer, elk tags available this year

Idaho hunters who planned to buy a second elk or deer tag when non-resident tags go on sale this week to the general public, won’t have the opportunity this year.

Updated 1 week ago
Possible griz tracks haven’t led to more sightings

If 2019 was the year of the grizzly for north central Idaho, its successor is shaping up to be something less than that.

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Mill Pond Historic Site is awaiting visitors

The Mill Pond Historic Site on the Newport-Sullivan Lake Ranger District is back open to visitors.

Updated 2 weeks ago
UI, IDFG team up to investigate hunters’ and anglers’ needs

Goal is to improve Idaho’s wildlife management

Updated 3 weeks ago
Trail fans can help hiking, biking, horse trails

BOISE — Residents who want to chip in to support the state’s hiking and bike trails can pick up a trail sticker for a $10 donation.

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Farragut Park closes door on Bayview

Residents fear park exit closure is bad news for town’s tourist-reliant economy

Updated 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Salmon workshop today, Thursday

The Governor’s Salmon Workgroup will meet remotely via Zoom on July 8 and July 9.

Updated 4 weeks ago
Shrelping course draws crowds to Lewiston-Clarkston valley

The Lewiston-Clarkston Valley is recognized for its proximity to a wide range of outdoor recreation.

Updated 4 weeks ago
Old school applies to pizza, fishing

She heats her cold pizza in the stove and yesterday’s coffee in a saucepan on the burner.

Updated 1 month ago
Biologist’s shares account of grizzly bear’s reintroduction

Despite their size, cunning and fearsome reputation, there are a lot of things that can befall grizzly bears as they negotiate the perils of nature.