This Heartwarming Video Reminds Us Why Kids Should Spend More Time In The Great Outdoors

This kid likes rivers. A lot.

Photo: Skip Armstrong

Remember those days when you used to play outside – rain or shine – from breakfast ’til dinner? Us too.

This video from American Rivers has got us reminiscing about the good ol’ days. It shows 50 reasons why eight year-old Parker loves rivers of the Pacific Northwest.

I know, that’s a lot of reasons. But somehow he’s made each one very convincing. It definitely helps that he is a totally adorable kid.

Photo: American Rivers

“We wanted a video that would connect with people on a fun, personal level, reminding all of us why healthy rivers matter and why rivers make the Northwest such a special place to live,” Amy Kober of American Rivers told the Kitsap Sun.

“Wild rivers are amazing places for kids and adults; they can make us all feel like Parker.”

We are excited to share our new video highlighting the special things about Northwest rivers from a kid’s perspective. …

Posted by American Rivers on Tuesday, 10 February 2015

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