#mypubliclandsroadtrip WEEK 10: Get Outdoors Baby

Explore Your Lands

The Bureau of Land Management's #mypubliclandsroadtrip 2016 explores the diverse landscapes and resources on your public lands, from great camping sites to cool rock formations to ghost towns. Roadtrip Week 10, Get Outdoors Baby: #mypubliclandsroadtrip features a few of the best family-friendly spots on your public lands.

Wild Horse and Burro Adoptions

The BLM hosts free wild horse and burro adoption events across the country that are open to the public, and a great experience for the whole family.

Whether you are an interested potential adopter or not, these events are a wonderful way to spend time outdoors with the family.

Trappers Route Special Recreation Management Area

Along the winding North Platte River, in Wyoming, Trappers Route Special Recreation Management Area offers easy outdoor fun for kids eight to 80.

Photo by Brady Owen

Floating in a raft or a tube is a great leisurely activity. (Photo by Brady Owen)

Fishermen’s Bend Recreation Site

Nothing says family-friendly like a picnic and barbecue at Oregon's Fishermen’s Bend Recreation Site on the North Santiam River.

Access to the Oregon River is easy for kids of all ages, and an accessible one-mile-long nature trail runs along the river.

West Eugene Wetlands

Photo by Greg Shine

Just outside of Eugene, Oregon, is a 3,000-acre wetlands that is a treasure for every family that visits. (Video by Greg Shine)

Photos by: Christine Williams, Mackenzie Cowan, Sandra Miles, Sally Villegas, and West Eugene Wetlands staff

Photos by: Christine Williams, Mackenzie Cowan, Sandra Miles, Sally Villegas, and West Eugene Wetlands staff

Photos by: Christine Williams, Mackenzie Cowan, Sandra Miles, Sally Villegas, and West Eugene Wetlands staff

King Range National Conservation Area

Photo by Rachel Sowards Thompson

Explore California's King Range National Conservation Area with the whole family! (Photo by Rachel Sowards Thompson)

Wailaki Campground is in the southern section of King Range NCA along Chemise Mountain Road. (Photo by Rachel Sowards Thompson)

Find a trail to hike, pick berries, explore the creek and roast s'mores over a fire! (Photo by Rachel Sowards Thompson)

The Hidden Valley Quest is a 2-mile-loop trail that passes through forests and valley meadows. (Photo by Rachel Sowards Thompson)

Encampment River Area

The Encampment River Area in Wyoming offers recreation opportunities for the entire family – camping, hiking, horseback riding & more!

Idaho Trails

Photo by Kyle Sullivan

The Boise Foothills rise above Idaho’s Capitol and largest city, providing a postcard backdrop. (Photo by Kyle Sullivan)

Stop by the Polecat Loop in the Ridge to Rivers trail system for a mountain bike adventure! (Photo by Aaron Beck)

At Discovery Hill, approximately 2 miles north of Salmon, you can hike, mountain bike & dirt bike, horseback ride, and play Frisbee golf. (Photo by Leslie Kehmeier)

El Malpais National Conservation Area

Bring the family to New Mexico's El Malpais, “the badlands” in Spanish, a part of the BLM's National Conservation Lands.

Here you'll find dramatic sandstone cliffs, canyons, unique archaeology and the well-known La Ventana Natural Arch.

The numerous trails include the Chain of Craters Backcountry Byway & the Narrows Picnic Area.

You can explore the unique geology and history of the area, and find the perfect scenic spot to pitch a tent.

Read more about "Get Outdoors Baby" and other roadtrip stops: mypubliclands.tumblr.com/roadtrip2016. #yourlands #roadtrip #stellersummer #travel #explore #adventure #family #stellerexplore Photos courtesy of BLM and Bob Wick unless noted otherwise.

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