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Family Camping Tips, Stories

Want to try camping with kids, but not sure how to start? We offer family camping tips, feature stories on the outdoors, and advice on everything you need to do to start enjoying the outdoors. 


During the pandemic, more people headed outdoors for fun, socially distant activities. Unfortunately, this resulted in an increase in the number of hiking injuries. Learn how to prevent injuries on your next family hike. 


Campfires are one of the best parts of a camping trip. Protecting the natural environment includes following best practices around firewood.


Resources for accessible camping and outdoor activities are increasing around the camping. Get tips to help plan your next family vacation.

Camping in the Wilderness

Tents come in different shapes, sizes, and price points. Picking out a tent can be an overwhelming task for a first time buyer, but at Between 2 Pines, we hope we can help with that process. Here are 5 questions to ask when picking out a tent.


When you're hiking with your family, it's important to pick trails that are the right level of difficulty for everyone, but often, determining which trails will work for your family isn't always easy.​

Headwaters of the Middle Fork Salmon Riv

The Middle Fork Salmon River in Idaho is more than just a bucket list rafting destination. It is the ancestral homeland for the Shoshones. Meet the couple that started River Newe, a group that organizes trips to take members of their tribe back on the river to overcome generational trauma and reclaim their culture.

Dog Enjoying Campfire

You want to take your dog on your next outdoor adventure. Here's how to do that safely.

Young Family Relaxing Inside Tent On Cam

You've been stuck at home for over two months and the kids are finally done with school. A camping trip sounds like the perfect getaway to save your sanity, but how can you take your trip safely and responsibly?


“What’s the point?”  Camping is work, more work than most people want to do on vacation.  What is it about camping that keeps people coming back?

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