Magazines The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked  

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Hikers, campers, fishers, boaters, or any other fan of the great outdoors could benefit from having some good outdoor magazines to read. Nature aficionados may wonder, however, which periodicals are worth a monthly subscription. Here, you'll find a ranked list of outdoor magazines to guide you through the selection process. 

There are plenty of popular publications out there that can provide practical advice to those who adore fresh air! Backpacker publishes nine issues annually and has been sharing information about outdoor adventures since 1973. Outdoor Life provides guidance on a variety of rustic activities like hunting, fishing, hiking, and camping. Browse the list below and vote up the best outdoor magazines! Feel free to add anything you see missing as well. 

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Backpacker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
Backpacker

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Outdoor Life is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked

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Field & Stream is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked

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Outside is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked

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Outdoor Photographer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
Outdoor Photographer

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Runner's World is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
Runner's World

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Sports Afield is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
Sports Afield

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Bird Watcher's Digest is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
Bird Watcher's Digest

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Ski is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
Ski

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The Flyfish Journal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
The Flyfish Journal

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Surfer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
Surfer

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Rock & Ice is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
Bjeffries18 added Rock & Ice

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The Surfer's Journal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
Bjeffries18 added The Surfer's Journal

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Mother Earth News is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
Mother Earth News

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Sport Fishing Magazine is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
Sport Fishing Magazine

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Mountain Bike Action is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
Mountain Bike Action

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Horse & Rider is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
Horse & Rider

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Trailer Life is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
Trailer Life

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Horse Illustrated is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
Horse Illustrated

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Bicycling is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
Bicycling

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Scuba Diving is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
Scuba Diving

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Boating is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
Boating