- Being outside makes you feel better about yourself.
- Andirondack park in New York is bigger than yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand canyon, Glacier and Olympic parks combined.
- Outdoor students do well in school.
- About 3 million people camp at parks run by the National Park Service every year according to the Outdoor Industry Association.
- A deer can jump as high as 10 feet in the air from a full sprint.
- Wild fires are probably more common than you think. Over 100,000 wild fires occur every year in the United States alone.
- Ticks must be connected to their hosts for at least a day and a half–36 hours–to pass Lyme disease.
- Niagara Falls actually consists of three sets of waterfalls. Canada’s Horseshoe Falls are the longest with a 2,600 foot brink, while the connected American and Bridal Veil falls have a 1,060 foot brink. In total, 750,000 gallons of water run over the falls every second.
- You can tell the temperature by listening to a cricket chirping. Count the number of chirps in 14 seconds and add 40 for the temperature in Fahrenheit.
- Wildfires move quickly. Some reach speeds of 14 miles per hour, so never go anywhere near a wildfire and check for advisories before heading out to a campsite.
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