The popular route sees nearly 800 hikers per day on peak weekends.
These eerily beautiful ghost towns—complete with abandoned mines and train depots—add historical interest to nearby hikes. By Paul Chisholm
Only have a day to spare? Here are our short-and-sweet picks for 10 popular national parks. By Drew Allred
These towers offer the best views in town—and you can hike to them. By Paul Chisholm
Keith Matthew Emerald was charged with two felonies and two misdemeanors.
The park issued a statement to dispel some rumors.
Drone pilot flees park before telling officials.
Everyone's a critic, it seems—especially when it comes to national parks. Our man scoured Yelp to find out what some Americans really
think about America's Best Idea. By Ted Alvarez
Want to feel young? Hike to some of the continent's coolest prehistoric sites.
By Katie Ewen
Steve Smith, 60, of Lincoln, New Hampshire, owns The Mountain Wanderer (a specialty map and guidebook shop) and co-authored the AMC's White Mountain Guide, which details 1,420 trail miles—all of which Smith has hiked, making him one of about 20 people to have "red-lined" the entire guide. Here are his favorite books for learning more about the area