Outdoor Recreation News and Links


The website of the magazine, with daily news, feature stories, and bicycle purchase, repair, and touring info.
Freestyle Frisbee
In freestyle frisbee, 'a player or a team of two or three players perform a routine, which consists of a series of throws, catches and moves, done to music using one or more discs.' This site includes a frisbee competition schedule, tips, pictures, movies, links, and more.
Juggling Information Service
Juggling.org is 'serving the Internet juggling community by connecting all of the juggling related resources that we can find. If you're a juggler, or want to learn to juggle, or just want some information on juggling, this is the place to be'. Although not updated since 1998, they provide a how-to manual, three full-text books, pictures, movies, and links.
Recreation.gov is 'a partnership among federal land management agencies aimed at providing a single, easy-to-use web site with information about all federal recreation areas. The site allows you to search for recreation areas by state, by recreational activity, by agency, or by map.'
An independent (non-gov) website providing information on all U.S. National Parks, of great assistance in planning trips and vacations.
With a database of over 13,600 hiking and mountain biking trails, and free USGS topographic maps, Trails.com provides outdoor enthusiasts a single convenient location to get informed, prepared and equipped for their next adventure.
Big Fish combines a wealth of fishing information, including a database on game fish and free email newsletters, with a tackle shop.
Sports Car Club of America
'The Sports Car Club of America is a 55,000-member non-profit organization featuring the most active membership participation organization in motor sports today, with over 2,000 amateur and professional motor sports events each year'. The site has membership info, club racing and rally schedules and results, links, and more.

  Watersports and Aquatic Recreation Links

Many more boating links than are printed here.
Sailing Resources
The Virtual Library of Sport: Sailing, is a brief list of primary sailing links, lightly annotated.
Naval and Maritime Resources
The WWW Naval and Maritime Virtual Library, hosted by the Illinois Inst. of Technology, has many links, unfortunately mostly unannotated.
NOAA Coast Survey
Information on nautical charts and charting, including a list of all NOAA charts and how to get them, a dictionary of nautical symbols used on charts, and a historical map and chart collection.
Marina Information
Listings of Marinas across America, boating links, and a store.
Motorboating and Sailing
The website of the print magazine, with discussion forums, product info and links to mfg's, boat brokers info, and more.
A photo database of almost 30,000 boats for sale, feature articles, yachting news and weather links, the boating yellow pages, and more.
Chapman Seamanship School
Sailing and motorboating instruction in Stuart, Florida.
Pacfic Sailing School
Sailing instruction in Santa Cruz, California.
The Boatbuilding Community
A 'boat building, design, and repair resource for amateur and professional custom boatbuilders' with articles, reviews, and an extensive directory of lightly annotated links.
WaterSki Magazine
WaterSki skips the usual chat and discussion boards, instead providing equipment reviews and instruction from pros in slalom, wakeboarding, and barefooting, plus feature articles on pro skiers, destinations and schools.
Wake Central
Billing itself as 'the Internet's first boat-towed sports portal', Wake Central covers waterskiing and wakeboarding, kneeboarding and barefoot with news, events, chat, discussions, a photo gallery, links, and more.
Scuba Central
An online magazine about using Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus, with links, program and equipment reviews, discussion, chat, and scuba humor.

  Outdoor Recreation News