America’s next long trail should cross the Great Plains, says the path’s pioneer, Steve Myers. Will hikers share his vision?
With snow totals in the western US bleak, seasonal water sources are drying out—and that’s bad news for the backpackers who rely on them.
The DOI's plan to open up more of America's waters for drilling has conservation groups worried, but the government says their concern is misplaced.
In Arizona, the National Park Service and the Navajo government are building a better way to run a park.
The U.S. may have pioneered land protection, but Scotland leads the charge when it comes to accessing wild terrain. Can we learn from one of the most hikeable countries on Earth?
The Navajo Nation and four other tribes are going to court to restore Bears Ears National Monument's original boundaries. If they fail, it could change American public lands forever.
President Donald Trump is expected to announce plans to shrink Bears Ears. We go over the history of America's most controversial monument.
The Land and Water Conservation Fund has bought land for national parks and long trails, and doesn't cost taxpayers a thing. So why does the White House want to cut it?
As attorney general of Oklahoma, Scott Pruitt sued the EPA over its rules. Now he’s in charge of the agency.
Appalachian Trail advocates say the Mountain Valley Pipeline is a disaster in the making.
The Trans-Alaska Trail would be America’s wildest path—if a determined group of Alaskans can make it happen.