National Hammock Day, celebrated on July 22, is a unique way to spend time in the outdoors, relaxing and enjoying the beautiful natural world around us. Join the celebration with your friends, family, and loved ones with a Grand Trunk hammock from Appalachian Outfitters.

About the Grand Trunk Brand

Grand Trunk started when two opposites—a former Marin…

Since their start in the summer of 1968, Blossom Music Center and the Cleveland Orchestra have worked together to create family-friendly, outdoor events that celebrate music. In the last 50 years, Blossom has seen over 10 million people pass through its gates, as well as hosted over 8,000 different performances from the Cleveland Orchestra and other guests.


Father’s Day is rapidly approaching and here at Appalachian Outfitters we make the choice easy for you! Our staff has picked out the best Father’s Day gifts for your outdoorsy, adventurous one-of-a-kind dad!

One option is the Life is Good Papa Bear Tee. This tee is an Instant favorite! The Men’s Papa Bear Crusher Tee is a laid-back style that just skims the bo…

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What’s National Trails Day All About?

National Trails Day is a nationally coordinated event designed to unite all muscle-powered trail activities with the goal of connecting more people to the trails. Every trail beckons adventure and has a story to share with any person willing to d…

Summertime is here, and with it is bug season! With news stories about ticks being worse than ever and the outdoors still calling our names, it may seem like a catch 22 to spend time in nature. Fortunately, there are effective solutions to biting insects, ranging from clothing to sprays.

Insect Repellent Clothing

Insect repellent clothing is a more modern approac…

Plan a Memorable Mother’s Day Picnic with Picnic Time

Take a step back in time this Mother’s Day to when life was simpler—with a picnic! Rather than take your mom out to brunch like you do every year, why not do something a little more special and different? Using a picnic basket, wine tote, or cheese tote from Picnic Time will make it easier to take your picnic on …

Photo Credit: Pine Grove Trail at CVNP

It’s that perfect time of year for day hikes within the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, but are you properly geared-up for your hikes? At Appalachian Outfitters we have the perfect gear selection to outfit you for a successful hike within the CVNP.

#1. A Great Pair of Hiking Boots

Most importantly are a great pair of hiking boo…

Our National Parks

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Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Here in Northeast Ohio, we are lucky enough to have a national park available to us free of charge. Cuyahoga Valley National Park is one of the great national parks that does not have an admission fee. Now take a minute and think, what if I had to pay an admission fee every time I wanted to hike the Ledges Trail or every time I visit the roarin…

Want to make a difference in the world but just can’t find the time? We’re excited to say that Appalachian Outfitters is now carrying a new brand that makes it easier to positively impact the world: United By Blue.

Photo Credit: Insh

United By Blue’s Mission

United By Blue promises to remove one pound of trash from oceans and waterways for every one item purcha…

This year’s Pint Night on May 4 is extra special because it’s also our 30th anniversary. Mark your calendars and celebrate with us—they’ll be plenty of brews from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company to choose from. Stanley bottle, best known for outstanding thermos design and quality, is supporting our event by providing a double wall, vacuum insulated pint gl…