We do need to prioritize the parks, but not among each other, writes former National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis.
National Parks may be America’s best idea, but we’ve created more preserves than we can take care of. It’s time to rightsize the system.
Hunters fund conservation through taxes and tag fees. As their numbers decline, it’s time for hikers to step up.
Whatever you celebrate, do it up different.
Hiking in the Instagram era gives your followers great memories, but can rob you of your own. Our scout takes a break from the social hamster wheel—and likes it.
Wild places can be a space for reflection and healing. By shrinking protected lands, writes Rob Vessels, Secretary Ryan Zinke is taking that from us.
The best way to leaf-peep is by boat—as long as you don't end up in court.