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The 20 Best Outdoor Adventures for Police Officers

Tania Khadder

Need a break from patrolling the hot city pavement? Does your idea of a vacation involve taking in the great outdoors, and days of heart-pounding adventure?

We thought so.

PoliceLink has compiled 20 adrenaline-inducing adventures for the tried and true outdoorsman (or woman). We’ve scoured the travel guides, combed the Internet and sought out word-of-mouth recommendations to bring you the best of the best.



From hunting whitetail deer in Missouri to sandboarding in Oregon –- we’ve got something for everyone.





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    Anonymous

    about 5 years ago

    Hike the Canyon (Grand) and go a little further than the hamlet of Havasupai to the Supai falls! Turquoise colored water and cliffs! Always be aware of the weather in the area because many have lost their lives due to flash floods that can frequent this area, especially during the "Monsoons". All over AZ there are enormous Cliff dwellings that USED to be on the topo maps. Find someone that has lived here for many years (that has copies of these old maps) and you might be treated to a picture taking time of your life. Don't tell everybody!

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    wiseass0282

    about 5 years ago

    10982 Comments

    I spent a week camping in Yosemite National Park a few years ago. I didn't want to go home. Everything there is huge. The sky is so clear it seems like you can see forever. Like in Texas, when looking up at night you are amazed at how many stars there are up there. Caught my first rainbow trout in the Mercer river and even trying panning for gold, ( no luck ). Great time.

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    BPAIZZY

    about 5 years ago

    406 Comments

    The Keys!!!!

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    Wings_as_Eagles4031

    about 5 years ago

    88 Comments

    Big Bend is my favorite, many night up till about 2 or 3 in the morning just looking at the stars there is so many that even without the moon you do not need a flashlight, it is so bright with the moon some of our group said it was to bright to go to sleep. And to top it off the west Texas territory is the best place in the US, the King Ranch offers week long stays and the chance to work on a ranch (after all it is the largest ranch in the US) Enchanted Rock State Park offers great hiking and rock climbing and repelling. Texas is truly the best place in the world!! (OK mabey I am just a little prjudice)

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    Narc604

    about 5 years ago

    10 Comments

    Go Dive the keys as soon as possible. As an avid diver I try to go alot. If you cant make it that far south pompano beach has some pretty good deep dives wrecks and drift dives

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    drinsinger

    about 5 years ago

    82 Comments

    I think they all looking like funand stress free I think for it times to start putting aside money and start taking trips to release the stress. For me its been work hard and study hard and never had time for fun and relaxing always been busy with schooling and work.Hey what about skydiving anyone.

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    ThBnn

    about 5 years ago

    514 Comments

    Kayaking the Russian River sounds very fun!

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    AnchAK

    about 5 years ago

    152 Comments

    ALASKA!

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    bfriskey

    about 5 years ago

    980 Comments

    You youngsters are so funny..What's wrong with a little Choir Practice?? Of course I dive Mexico, I camp and repel Red River Gorge, and I dirt Bike Ride near Somerset KY, Appalachian Trail in fact some of my buddies have ridden it in total!, and boat and ski on the Ohio River. But I have to admit Choir Practice has a special place in my heart!

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    Anonymous

    about 5 years ago

    Deer in Missouri, you can also bag them with your car very easily, lol

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    Mantis

    about 5 years ago

    174 Comments

    The Keys would be awesome!!!!!! but I'm still looking for a dive buddy close to home.

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    rockey

    about 5 years ago

    100 Comments

    well, all these sound really nice. i just might have to start a list of things to do.......

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    BamaCop307

    about 5 years ago

    286 Comments

    GO TO THE KEYS!! I do not care for the Ocean..or what is in it rather...(jaws theme) lol BUT my wife and I went to the Keys and loved it..I snorkled 5 miles off shore and WANTED to see a shark!!!...2 hours from Key Largo to Key West by car....great scenery...and just pull off and snorkel if you like.......

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    TaniaK

    about 5 years ago

    2 Comments

    Gunning - Unaweep Canyon (#18) is in Colorado.

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    Gunns

    about 5 years ago

    5230 Comments

    NOTHING in Colorado? Really?

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