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

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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
Sports magazine

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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

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

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

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3 1
Bird Watcher's Digest is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked

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Rock & Ice is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
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Ski is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked

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

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Surfer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked

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The Surfer's Journal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked
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Mother Earth News is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Outdoor Magazines, Ranked

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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