of Black, Latinx, and Asian Pacific Americans participate in outdoor activities
of visitors to National Parks are BIPOC
of first-time campers in 2018 were BIPOC
Latinx are the
group of outdoor participants
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Whether you're an individual seeking a ski partner or a business looking to broaden and diversify your reach, there are plenty of engaging BIPOC outdoor affinity groups across the country and online. You'll find adventurers of all types, like Outdoor Afro, Native Womens Wilderness, We Hike to Heal, and Latino Outdoors. Here are three dozen popular BIPOC groups rallying nature lovers and outdoor sports fanatics.
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Black Girls Run is an online community of over 160,000 female runners combating the misconception that Black women don't run.
Black Girls Run
Latinas Run Club is a virtual running club for Latinas across the country who participate in the Latinos Run Hispanic Heritage Month Run 5K.
Latinas Run Club
Black Men Run encourages Black males to get out and be active by going for a run.
Black Men Run
GRIT USA is a running team operated by Black coaches and race directors pushing team members to reach new limits.
LatinX Hikers is dedicated to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the outdoors through digital storytelling and community outreach.
Black Girls Trekkin empowers Black women to trek with frequent events in Los Angeles.
Black Girls Trekkin
Brown People Camping is a social media initiative to encourage diverse folks to camp.
Brown People Camping
Indigenous Women Hike empowers healing through connecting with the land.
Indigenous Women Hike
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GirlTrek is a health movement for Black women and girls grounded in civil rights history and walking campaigns.
Black People Who Hike inspires people of color to get active outside.
Black People Who Hike
National Brotherhood of Skiers was formed in 1974 to connect the Black skiing population. They have 55 clubs across 43 cities nationwide.
National Brotherhood of Skiers
Colour The Trails is a group for BIPOC interested in outdoor activities, including skiing and snowboarding.
Colour The Trails
STOKED uses snowboarding as a means to empowerment for Black and Brown youth in Los Angeles.
Black Surfing Association started in 1975 in California to provide surf lessons to Black kids.
Black Surfing Association
Textured Waves is a surfing community for "women of all shades, riding waves."
All Are We Collective provides free surf programs for Indigenous women and girls in Crescent City, California.
All Are We Collective
Brown Girl Surf is increasing access to surfing and amplifying the voices of women of color surfers to create a diverse women's surf culture in the Bay Area.
Brown Girl Surf
Indigena Surf Club promotes diversity in surfing in Santa Cruz, California.
Indigena Surf Club
Black Girls Bird aims to increase the visibility of Black women and girls as birders.
Black Girls Bird
Black Birders Week is a social media campaign of themed virtual events promoted with Twitter hashtag #BlackBirdersWeek
Black Birders Week
The Brown Folks Fishing crew creates visibility, representation, and inclusion for anglers of color.
Brown Folks Fishing
HECHO (Hispanics enjoy camping, hunting, and the outdoors) promotes activities for Latinx, including fishing.
Black Hunters & Fishing is an active Facebook community for Black hunting and fishing enthusiasts.
Black Hunters & Fishing
Soul Trak Outdoors is a D.C.-based nonprofit that connects communities of color to the outdoors while building a coalition of diverse outdoor leaders.
Soul Trak Outdoors
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HBCUs Outside is a nonprofit group that aims to inspire underrepresented collegiate youth to get outside.
Black Outside, Inc is a Texas nonprofit with a mission to reconnect Black youth to the outdoors.
Black Outside, Inc
Brown Girls Climb advocates for inclusive climbing opportunities and positive representation of women of color in mountaineering and rock climbing.
Brown Girls Climb
The Brown Ascenders aims to increase justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) within climbing for BIPOC.
The Brown Ascenders
Melanin Base Camp connects BIPOC to the outdoors, including mountain sports.
Melanin Base Camp
Asian Bouldering Crew amplifies Asian Pacific Islander (API) voices in climbing.
Asian Bouldering Crew
Indigenous Womxn Climb is a community providing support and resources for Indigenous Womxn climbers.
Indigenous Womxn Climb
Black Girls Do Bike is a community of Black women who share a passion for cycling.
Black Girls do Bike
All Mountain Brothers is an inclusive space for BIPOC mountain bikers.
All Mountain Brothers
Friends on Bikes crew is a group for women of color, trans, and gender non-conforming BIPOC who love cycling in PDX.
Friends on Bikes
Pedal 2 the People is a collective of BIPOC cyclists.
Pedal 2 the People