Activites in 2 Hours or Less » Outdoor Activities List

These quick win activities are the savior for busy parents. Every activity listed here take 2 hours or less.  Most can be extended longer if you choose but 15 minutes can still get you an outdoor adventure.

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Birdwatching

The easiest, most versatile outdoor activity EVER!  All you need are a few feathered friends and you are set.  Can’t tell an eagle from a beagle?  No problem.  You don’t need any kind of experience to get started.

 

 

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Disc Golf

Does the word golf conjure up those stereotypical images of middle aged men in terrible pants?  Well step out of that labelled box with disc golf.  You get the thrill of testing out your accuracy and precision with Frisbees and wilder spaces.

Beginner Family Friendly ActivitiesRequire less than 2 HoursSpring Summer and FallLittle Skill RequiredCompetitive ActivitiesSpecialty Gear Required

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Foraging

Foraging allows you control of harvesting your own food and enjoying the distinctive, incomparable taste that you only find in the wild.  All without planting anything yourself!  The amount of edibles in your local area is more vast than you would even imagine.  You just don’t know where to look yet.

 

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Nature Photography

Nature photos are wonderful to put in your home but they pale in significance to the photos taken yourself of joyous times and adventures. With a camera in almost every pocket these days, it is easier than ever to take those memories home with you.

Beginner Family Friendly ActivitiesRequire less than 2 HoursAny Season ActivitiesNo Skill RequiredWheelchair AccessibleSpecialty Gear RequiredElectronics Required

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Trail Running

Kiss the tread mill and neighborhood loop good bye! Take your run onto the trails for a varied workout and new challenge. I mean, the scenery alone is a good enough reason right? (Also called Mountain or Fell Running)
Beginner Family Friendly ActivitiesRequire less than 2 HoursAny Season ActivitiesNo Skill Required

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