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Animals

Learn where to look for moose and how to identify poisonous snakes with help from Backpacker’s animal field identification guides.

What’s the Buzz About Cicadas? Here’s Where Hikers Can See This Spring’s Insect Horde

Periodical cicada hatches like this year’s are an underrated wildlife experience. See the swarm up close—and maybe eat a few of them—on these hikes.