Learn to identify edible versus poisonous plants, wildflowers and trees along the trail with help from Backpacker's backcountry plant identification guides.
Get in touch with your inner hunter-gatherer and have the best backcountry dinner that's entirely from nature. It's the ultimate survival test.
See ferns that play dead, then dramatically come back to life.
According to folklore, the soft light emitted by bioluminescent organisms is magical. In reality, the eerie glow results from a chemical reaction–but it still looks enchanting on a moonless or cloudy night. Here's where to glimpse these living light bulbs.