The 14 Best Holiday Gifts for Outdoor Kids

Skip the video games and give them something they can use on the trail, or just in the park.
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Shopping for kids  can mean exorbitant amounts of money spent on "stuff"—toys and gadgets that lose their luster after a few days, if not hours, and keep kids inside to boot. 

We pulled together goodies to inspire kids to get out and explore the natural world. From fishing to hiking, camping to rock climbing, look here for gifts that will keep them playing outdoors for years to come.

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