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The closure of one of Zion's most popular trails is a preview of what's in store for U.S. national parks if the public lands funding program isn't renewed.
A two-week long goat relocation effort comes to a close this month. By Casandra Majewski.
Wyoming, Idaho would have offered up to 23 bears to hunters.
Wildlife biologist Ben Masters's new short film delves into what's at stake for animals and outdoor lovers.
Demands big-box chain stops using company's images and logo
Faces criminal charges along with two other visitors after incident in Katmai National Park and Preserve.
A year-old organization seeks to give some of NYC's most underprivileged girls a way to experience the wild.
Do you have what it takes to make sure gear is mountain-ready? Show us and you could end up climbing Mt. Rainier—and leaving your mark on the next generation of outerwear to hit the market.
Hunters will be able to kill a total of 22 bears.
With snow totals in the western US bleak, seasonal water sources are drying out—and that’s bad news for the backpackers who rely on them.
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and the president have a plan to tackle the National Park Service's $11.7 billion maintenance shortfall. But it could come at the expense of other public lands.