Hit the road and go camping! Take advantage of nature's bounty and see the best of America, while getting some exercise at the same time. Take this quiz to learn more about camping in the great outdoors.
What was the catalyst for the widespread popularity of camping?
splendor of nature
affordability of the automobile
expense of hotels
What happened in the 1920s to make people miss nature?
A wave of people moved to urban areas.
A wave of people moved to rural areas.
The number of small farms surged.
What was the name for the first organized campers?
tin can tourists
What famous inventor was a camping enthusiast?
What happened to road development in the 1930s and '40s?
development of interstate highways
more rest areas
How many Americans go camping each year?
What activity do Americans participate in while on camping trips?
How do you know what size tent to purchase?
maximum capacity label
one size fits all
Why is a bigger tent not necessarily a better tent?
hard to set-up
Which type of tent requires no lines?
What is the problem with a low quality tent?
If you buy a low priced tent under $100, what should you expect?
In how many shapes are sleeping bags offered?
What sleeping bag shape is best for colder weather camping?
What sleeping bag temperature rating is suitable for camping during the warm weather season?
What sleeping bag material is light and a great insulator?
What is a cheap and easy way to purify water while on a camping trip?
How long do you need to boil water in order to kill any parasites present in it?
What is a type of camping?
How many fatal bear attacks occur in the U.S. in one year?