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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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    gloves85

    almost 5 years ago

    1120 Comments

    Big Bend was AMAZING!!!

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    LTJT177

    almost 5 years ago

    16 Comments

    I have to recommend the Garden of the Gods in Southern IL. It's off the beaten path, but the end result is a lot fewer people than at some of the other places mentioned. My daughter and I had a great time.

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    Collegecop_WA

    almost 5 years ago

    2380 Comments

    Diving the Florida Keys is looking mighty good to me! Always wanted to try my hand at something like that =)

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    Anonymous

    almost 5 years ago

    Kayaking the Russian River sounds great too..

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    Anonymous

    almost 5 years ago

    Iv went hiking to the point that we started free climbing it was amazing and exciting ...

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    chewie37

    almost 5 years ago

    292 Comments

    I've done a few of these, and they're all awesome. Angel's Landing truly is outstanding, and the last half-mile is fun.

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    akeribear

    almost 5 years ago

    2286 Comments

    I have done the canyon thing, and the Appalachian trail since it is now not far from home but, the 1 thing that we do everytime we go home to visit is watch the whales is San Diego.

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    Fleminpj

    almost 5 years ago

    184 Comments

    I actually just went offroading in Sedona on Saturday. I was the only one in our tour group, so I got an amazing experience. It's absolutely awesome out West (for an East coast boy)!!

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    P89Hydra

    almost 5 years ago

    740 Comments

    Hiked the John Muir trail, I highly recommend it!

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    5720

    almost 5 years ago

    64 Comments

    Very nice article....I haven't done most of these other than Angel's Landing in Zion and it was a real test with the heights and sheer drops off the sides of the trails. I would definately say visit Zion and do this trail and also be sure to hike the Narrows (slot canyons of the Virgin River) absolutely incredible but plan on wet feet.

    My favorite and you haven't lived until you've done the Via Ferrata climbing course at Nelson Rocks in Eastern WV......it is an absolute adrenalin rush....then leave there and go rafting on the upper Gauley River near Oak Hill WV....use ACE Adventures and go in the fall during the period they release water from the dam.......man what a ride!

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    Radiotelegrapher

    almost 5 years ago

    2714 Comments

    Beats the crowded, traffic congested, crime ridden cities. I love the Smokies.

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    Kirkster

    almost 5 years ago

    148 Comments

    Done the Mammoth Cave thing. What a great trip.

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    Anonymous

    almost 5 years ago

    20 Thumbs Up!!!
    Who needs any more of the "City"?
    ("Big City"... Merle Haggard)
    It looks like after the disaster results they had with the "City Friendly Vacation" someone got the message and finally compiled a REAL list that is appealing!
    Well done this time.
    I have to say the Appalachian Trail have to be my favorite here, but they are all good.

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    Anonymous

    almost 5 years ago

    Nice!

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