Sandgropers urged to get outdoors this October

Pilbara News
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West Australians are being encouraged to share the outdoors snaps to social media as the weather warms up and more people head outside.

The #OutdoorsOctober photo competition, part of Outdoors October will run all month. Winners will share in adventure prizes such as nearer to nature voucher, a sunset yoga hike, star trek march and mini retreat.

Coral Bay.
Camera IconCoral Bay. Credit: Pilbara News

Outdoors October is run to celebrates WA’s natural landscape and remind people of the range of outdoor activities on offer.

Sport and Recreation Minister Mick Murray said after a long, cold winter, it was time to enjoy the outdoors.

“Western Australia’s natural landscape is incredibly special, so if you’re not a regular visitor to the outdoors, this is the time to get out and go for a walk, find a cycle path or take to the water,” he said.

Tourists head down to Dales Gorge in Karijini National Park.
Camera IconTourists head down to Dales Gorge in Karijini National Park. Credit: West Regional News

“Being outdoors is not only good for your physical health but it’s great for your mental wellbeing too, so why not try a new activity or just grab some mates for a game in your local park.”

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