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 former president will narrate a five-part nature series for the streaming platform.
Brands and organizations have pledged their support through donations and other measures.
What would you do if search and rescue had to evacuate you from a mountain? For one hiker, the answer was “go back and try again the next day.”
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.
Lake Tahoe's roundest bear won't face euthanasia after DNA evidence demonstrates that at least three bears were responsible for a recent spate of break-ins.
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.
Growing numbers of hikers, bikers, and skiers are leaving Colorado SAR teams strapped. One new study offers some radical ideas
A bear in Lake Tahoe has grown enormous on a steady diet of human food. Now, with euthanasia on the horizon, locals are trying to save him.
In a final statement, investigators said that the new information supported their initial conclusions about the family's cause of death.
Pennsylvania’s Glen Onoko Falls has been the site of more than a dozen fatal accidents, the latest this Sunday.
Authorities are searching for the person responsible for killing one dog and sickening three with ibuprofen-laced meat.
Citing Utah's record on public lands, dozens of outdoor brands released a statement today protesting Outdoor Retailer's potential move to Salt Lake City.
Investigators reportedly believe a set of human remains found this week may belong to missing hiker Bill Ewasko.
Court tosses Trump-era rule change that removed animals’ federal protections.
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.
A new study estimates that the waste from Europe's 87 million canines is roughly equivalent to the continent’s industrial agriculture and car traffic. That's bad news for hikers—and the natural areas where they hike.
Don't blame the selfie sticks: Tourists have been making poor choices in our wild spaces since long before smartphones.