See the best the Grand Canyon has to offer with these stunning photos from Matt & Agnes Hage.
The Haute Route—a famed mountaineering trek from Chamonix, France, to Zermatt, Switzerland—offers towering glaciers and soaring panoramas.
An interview with Kristin Gates, the first woman to traverse Alaska's Brooks Range alone.
Washington, DC: Bask in big views as you undulate through remote hollows.
The late Herbert M. Webster began photographing the Smokies in 1925, nearly a decade before the formation of the national park. Seven of his striking images are reproduced here by permission of the University of Tennessee Libraries.
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Climb dunes, find instant solitude, camp atop riverside bluffs, ascend to surprising above-treeline views, and hike along the St. Croix River.
Cooler days mean fewer crowds and bugs—and riots of leafy color. Here are 38 fall-weekend classics near you.
America’s leading advocate of wilderness silence shows the way to Mt. Rainier National Park’s quietest corner. Plus: 9 more campsites with life-list listening.
Ramble along a wide river to quiet, old-growth hollows.
Can you ever really have too much of a good thing? Once you've seen the biggest tree, largest glacier, and deepest canyon, nothing else compares.
Watch your step on Utah' Highline Trail. The nonstop views and rampant wildlife are distractingly spectacular. Plus: Gaze away on 9 more elevated hikes.
Hit the leaf jackpot on these classic footpaths.
Your favorite western hikes—from dayhikes to weekenders to multiday trips.
Watch a waterfall cascade from the sky.
Hike through waterfall spray to a rarely summited grassy bald.
The best hikes in the Midwest, as recommended by the region's best hiking clubs.
Head to the Southeast to spot alligators.
Three treks to life-list phenomena from Death Valley to Colorado.
Trek through lush fields that thrive on just two inches of annual rainfall.
Learn how to take the perfect fall foliage photo with our tutorials and slideshows.
Find hikes in National Parks and regional parks with our comprehensive guides.
Where's the best western foliage?
Catch this national park's brightest fall foliage on a short stroll or an all-day epic.
Badlands, peaks, wildflowers: Catch the best of the California desert with this trio of hikes.
Camping in Death Valley might give you the hottest day of your life.
Time spent in California's Death Valley can be a life-enhancing experience.
Have your camera ready near dusk, when sunlight warms the landscape with intense color.
"October is the month for painted leaves," Thoreau mused. He could have been talking about Kentucky's Red River Gorge.
An Ozark oasis loaded with wildlife and fall colors.
Wrangell-St. Elias National park is known for its jaw-dropping scenery, but there's just as much beauty at your feet.