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.
TV and YouTube survival stars Gregory Ovens and Zachary Fowler are on the hook for allegedly hunting, fishing, and illegally lighting fires in Banff.
You’ve heard of Yosemite’s firefall, an annual phenomenon where sun lights up the park’s Horsetail Falls. But the original firefall was much more dramatic.
Visitors will need to abide by restrictions to see one of Yosemite’s most ephemeral sights.
A new bipartisan bill would create a pilot program to let visitors know how crowded national parks are—and help spread the crowds to less-trodden spots.
The PaRx program aims to get patients outside to reap the proven health benefits of nature.
Law enforcement and rescue personnel in Palm Springs are asking hikers to make sure they know their limits after a series of deaths and rescues on the area's trails.
A site with images that date back 8,000 years was spray-painted with racist slurs and symbols, among other graffiti
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 move may kill a controversial copper-nickel mining project located close to the protected wilderness
In 2022, four more parks have begun or expanded their ticketing systems, and many have renewed what was already in place.
The fate of the mostly-complete Mountain Valley Pipeline is up in the air after a federal appeals court threw out a key permit that would have allowed it to cross Jefferson National Forest.
We've partnered with travel outfitter Modern Adventure to create four epic trips for Outside+ members at discounted rates. Better yet, an Outside editor will join you on each inaugural journey.
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?
More people than ever are venturing to the parks. Can the system adapt?
Thru-hikers hoping to stop or resupply at Tuolumne Meadows may need to come up with another plan.
Activists launch The Outdoorist Oath to promote social justice on the trail.