Outdoor-Themed Indoor Activities

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Let help you bring some fun outdoor activities, indoors! No, we don't mean letting wild animals into your home or creating an indoor sandbox. Instead, our dedicated team has pulled together some of our favorite outdoor-themed, indoor activities for the whole family.

A-B-C our public lands with a location search challenge on the website, complete an outdoor activity word search, color pictures of your favorite animals and locations (great for kids, and a good stress-reliever for adults), or follow our quick tips for a kid-friendly indoor camping trip. Links to download or print out these activities can be found below. 

Send us pictures of the ones you complete along with your favorite location and the reason for the chance to be featured in our newsletter! You can reach us on Facebook (, Instagram (@Recreation_gov), or email (

A-B-C Our Public Lands

People hiking with instructions for completing the A-B-C Our Public Lands site search


Download or Print: A-B-C Our Public Lands Coloring Sheets

Coloring sheet of campground with tent, campfire, RV, animals, forest, and mountains


Download or Print: Coloring Sheets

Tips for Indoor Camping Trips

Father, son, and daughter camping indoors under sheets while the father reads a story by flashlight




Outdoor Adventure Word Search word search with jumbled letters to find hidden outdoor adventure words


Download or Print: Outdoor Adventure Word Search