National Trails Day

National Trails Day® 2021

This Saturday, June 5th, get out and celebrate the trails and walking paths around you. It’s National Trails Day®! The past year have affected us all in different ways and often in the same ways. Across the board folks have found that spending time outside...

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Menasha Ridge Press Partners with Humble Bundle

We have some exciting news to share! Menasha Ridge Press has partnered with Humble Bundle to offer the Summer of Adventure Bundle—25 ebooks on a variety of topics—astronomy, outdoor skills, adventure stories, and travel—to help you fill your summer with adventures. Your purchase will help the...

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Things to Do with Dad on Father’s Day

We love dads, and we love going on adventures with them! Here are some ideas on how to spend some time in the great outdoors with Pops. Go cycling in Pennsylvania Remember the first time your dad helped you balance on your bike without training wheels? Relive...

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Ways to Celebrate National Trails Day

American Hiking Society's National Trails Day is the biggest trail event of the year, one we always look forward to participating in and promoting. It unites people and encourages them to improve the trails and public lands we love to use. If National Trails Day snuck...

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Why You Should Love Independent Bookstores

Independent Bookstore Day is April 27th this year. Which is quite possibly our second favorite semi-holiday, after National Trails Day. We adore indie bookstores, and here's why you should too. They're a local business If there's one thing we love to support, it's local businesses. Especially local bookstores,...

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Earth Day, Menasha Ridge Press

Unconventional Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! As publishers of outdoor recreation books, this day means a great deal to us. Without clean air, clean water, well-maintained trails, and public lands, we would have nowhere to enjoy and appreciate the great outdoors. Earth Day has been around for 49 years....

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2018 in photos, Menasha Ridge Press

2018—A Year in Photos

The days between Christmas and New Year’s Eve are a time for a brief pause to reflect on the past year and to prepare for the one ahead. Or at least that’s how we use this stretch of time. For example—we reread our resolutions from last...

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Twas the night before Christmas, Menasha Ridge Press

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas in the Forest

Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the park, All the creatures were stirring because it was dark. The bear bags were hung from the trees way up high, In hopes that black bears haven’t learned how to fly. The campers were nestled all snug in their bags, They...

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Appalachian Trail gift guide, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Menasha Ridge Press

The Best Appalachian Trail Gift Guide

The 2,19-mile Appalachian Trail has won over the hearts of hikers all over the world. And with over 3 million visitors a year, chances are you know someone whose life has been impacted by the white blaze. Whether they are a thru-hiker, a section hiker, a...

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