Justices allow permit to stand in 7-2 decision.
Search claimed at least five lives over the past decade.
Ouray's "iron way" is one of just a few in North America—but it's not immune to the current pandemic.
Since its acquisition of Moosejaw in 2018, the retail giant has been working on a performance-oriented yet wallet-friendly collection for new hikers just getting into the game. But will backpackers bite?
Polar Bears International's Geoff York has been studying Arctic wildlife for more than 20 years. In that time he's had some magical moments—and a few close shaves.
A clip from the National Park Service shows coyotes ambling down park roads and herds of deer grazing in meadows.
A trio of incidents on the PCT last month demonstrate how coronavirus is magnifying the dangers of one of America’s most popular trails.
With Oregon and Washington under stay-at-home orders, the Forest Service has temporarily closed its management areas due to a lack of social distancing.
Grand Canyon is the largest national park in the country to remain open, but local health officials say its time for the park to shut its gates.
In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, improving air quality in our wild spaces could be a vision of a better future.
With resorts closed because of COVID-19, an unprecedented number of skiers are swapping their downhill gear for an alpine touring setup. And that's a problem.
A handful of major parks have shuttered, while many more have modified operations.
"It is clear that anyone traveling the PCT and resupplying in communities along the trail represents a serious risk to others on the trail and people in those communities."
In Utah, health officials and hospital executives are trying to keep visitors away from national parks even as the federal government makes it easier to go.
Citing risk of spreading coronavirus, CEO Sandra Marra urges hikers to postpone or cancel their 2020 hikes.
As COVID-19 spread across the US, the ATC is limiting group sizes on trail projects, shutting down its visitor center, and asking hikers who contract the virus to contact them.
While Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden have spoken at length about fighting climate change, conservation groups say their plans for America’s public lands are big on promises and short on details.
On their first day in court, lawyers for environmental groups and a pipeline developer debated a central question: Is the Appalachian Trail land?