The Midwest is home to some of the country’s best recreation areas for hiking and camping. Terrain shows you where to go and what to do when you get there.

Hiking Alongside Wildflowers in Missouri and Illinois

Whether you’re able to readily identify a bluebell or Dutchman’s breeches, or just like seeing the vibrant hues of spring, we’ve hand-picked trails in Missouri and Illinois where you can hike amid wildflowers this spring.

By |2023-03-09T07:52:35-06:00March 9th, 2023|Hiking + Camping|0 Comments

New Camping Outpost Opens Near St. Francois Mountains

Simple escapes to tiny cabins nestled in nature. That’s the ethos of the New York-based company Getaway, which recently opened a new “outpost” located 45 minutes from St. Louis in Bloomsdale, Missouri, near the St. Francois Mountains. 

By |2023-08-31T11:54:50-05:00January 10th, 2023|Hiking + Camping, News|0 Comments

Terrain Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards 2023

You voted in the thousands in this year’s Readers’ Choice Awards. We tabulated the results, and here are your favorite outdoor events and businesses in the Midwest. 

By |2022-12-27T09:27:11-06:00December 27th, 2022|Biking, Climbing, Culture, Hiking + Camping, Mind + Body, Paddling, Running|0 Comments

Colorful Fall Foliage Hikes in Missouri and Illinois

In the MIdwest, “fall” is synonymous with “foliage” and, as the temperatures drop and the trees start to turn, the hillsides are set afire with every hue of gold, red, yellow, and orange. Here's where to go for colorful fall foliage hikes.

By |2022-10-11T07:18:16-05:00October 11th, 2022|Hiking + Camping|0 Comments

The Basics of Car Camping, and Where to Stay and Play

Not everyone likes bedding down with just a sleeping bag between their backsides and the ground. Fortunately, modern campers have an option that provides the invigoration of fresh air and the excitement of new places, but without the (literal) pain in the back — car camping.

By |2022-09-23T07:48:06-05:00September 23rd, 2022|Hiking + Camping|0 Comments
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