Outdoor Play

50 Fun Hobbies That Will Get Your Family Outside More

One of the best ways to get your family outside more often is by finding things you enjoy doing together on a regular basis.

My family enjoys a number of these activities, and we are always looking for new things to try! Hiking, biking and berry-picking are my favorite, while my husband loves to hunt and fish. I can’t wait to find out what Emmy will be passionate about when she’s older.

Here are 50 ideas for outdoor hobbies and sports to try, for all seasons!

Any Season

Apple picking with grandma

Archery

Wood Carving

Bird Watching

Creating a Sit Spot

Geocaching

Hiking

Photography

Drawing or Painting Landscapes

Astronomy

Four-Wheeling

Playground Hopping

Winter

Ready for a snowmobile ride

Cross Country Skiing

Ice Skating

Snowboarding

Downhill Skiing

Sledding

Ice Fishing

Fat Biking

Snowshoeing

Snowmobiling

Spring, Summer & Fall

Fist bumping a beautiful catch

Swimming

Gardening

Fishing

Berry Picking

Mountain or Road Biking

Backyard Baseball, Soccer, Kickball or Basketball

Kayaking

Canoeing

Rafting

Camping

Kite Flying

Mushroom Foraging (take a class first!)

Den Building

Outdoor Cooking

Metal Detecting

Paintball

Outdoor Yoga

Picnics

Mini Golf

Disc Golf

Beach Combing

With Dogs

Post-hike obedience training

Hunting

Bikejoring

Agility

Obedience Training

Dog Sledding

Skijoring

Longterm Hobbies

Emmeline with her chickens, Bitey and Rhonda

Raising Chickens

Beekeeping

Gardening for Wildlife (or any type of gardening)

Wandering around the mountains

How many of these have you done with your family? Which ones would you like to try?

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