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Emmenegger Nature Park

Emmenegger Nature Park

----- Emmenegger Nature Park, named after Russell Emmenegger, the last private owner of the property that would become the Park, is a 93 acre fo...
Glassberg Family, Phantom Forest and Bittersweet Woods Conservation Areas

Glassberg Family, Phantom Forest and Bittersweet Woods Conservation Areas

------ We are fortunate to live in a State with a large number of wonderfully maintained and well apportioned State Parks (did you know that Mis...
Riverway Getaway

Riverway Getaway

----- Ozark National Scenic Riverways (ONSR) is Missouri's largest National Park Services property, of which there are twelve, and the first nati...
A Cherokee Street Adventure Story

A Cherokee Street Adventure Story

Inside second lagering cellar with destroyed, giant beer barrel. ----- Jason from KAMP here. Enjoy this tale of how my friend, Chris Naffziger, t...
Things to do in Denver (When You're Not Dead)

Things to do in Denver (When You're Not Dead)

----- Crazy that it has already been over two weeks since the end of Outdoor Retailer Summer Market! Since returning home, the KAMP crew has bee...
What's in My Bag for Outdoor Retailer?

What's in My Bag for Outdoor Retailer?

----- There is an art form, or at least a distinct beauty, to single bag travel. The advantages of living for a period out of a single piece of lu...
Cliff Cave County Park

Cliff Cave County Park

----- Last month, the new additions to Cliff Cave County Park, in Oakville, officially opened to the public, including 2 miles of trail extension,...
St. Francois State Park

St. Francois State Park

----- St. Francois State Park is a pleasant park with a surprising variety of landscapes to explore. On our visit, we hiked the shortish Mooner's ...
Castor River Shut-Ins Natural Area

Castor River Shut-Ins Natural Area

----- There are some places in nature that you just luckily stumble across. Places that are in the vicinity of your regular spots, that you finall...
Hickory Canyons Natural Area

Hickory Canyons Natural Area

----- At KAMP, we are well aware that much of the country does not think of Missouri first when they think of "outdoor adventure", and that's just...
Rainy Day Hiking and Nature Photography

Rainy Day Hiking and Nature Photography

----- Cool, rainy days are for Netflix, cocoa and the couch, right? Well, sort of. Our co-owner Jason believes that they also offer some of the m...
A Photographer's Wishlist at KAMP

A Photographer's Wishlist at KAMP

As many KAMPers already know, one of our co-owners is a freelance photographer and photography instructor. He is also a (happily) suffering gear ...