Second soldier injured in encounter; wildlife officials searching for bear.
Bear not a threat to people, wildlife authorities say.
Gear is no good without the knowledge to use it. But with a little practice, these products can still help you limit your impact.
Green Mountain National Forest will acquire more than 2,000 acres to provide a buffer around the United States’ oldest continuously-used footpath.
Buying the Inheritance Pass? Better write it into your will.
Cryptocurrency and the technology around it has gained a reputation as an environmental disaster. Armed with computer savvy and more efficient tech, a new class of conservation groups think it could be a force for good.
An in-progress, 71-mile spur seeks to connect one of America’s most famous long trails with the ocean.
When Cheryl Strayed's memoir of a long hike on the PCT came out, relatively few non-hikers had heard of the trail. Fast forward a decade, and things have changed drastically.
Officials say boulders could take days to clean up.
The Appalachian Trail’s Most Famous Viewpoints Are More Popular Than Ever—and the NPS Is Looking for a Solution
The National Park Service will hold public meetings this month to determine how it should manage McAfee Knob, the Dragon’s Tooth, and Tinker Cliffs.
From Mt. Rainier to Half Dome, many of the U.S.’s biggest wilderness destinations run their permit lotteries in March. Here’s what you need to know about snagging one.
Marvel at tall trees, flooded forest, and rare birds at one of the nation’s lesser-known destinations.
Pennsylvania’s Glen Onoko Falls has been the site of more than a dozen fatal accidents, the latest this Sunday.
It's a well-known waypoint for thru-hikers—and if local government gets its way, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area may be on its way to becoming something more.
After hunters killed a record 23 resident wolves, commissioners voted unanimously to end the hunt early near the park.
A 21-year-old hiker is the latest of several to pass away from a fall while trying to snap pictures in high places.
The backers of a new series of national park-themed NFTs view them as a membership card to an exclusive outdoor club. Is the environmental impact worth it?
Thru-hikers hoping to stop or resupply at Tuolumne Meadows may need to come up with another plan.
Serious snowpack and swollen rivers could make trekking the PCT a more hazardous affair this year—but the full effect of this season's record-setting precip remain to be seen.