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Loop hikes are considered to be the pinnacle hiking experience.
With fresh views at every step, none of your time or energy is wasted.
Federally protected wilderness areas offer loads of great outdoor recreation opportunities that go well beyond hiking.
The Wilderness Society joins the Department of the Interior in thanking veterans past and present for sacrifices made in service of our country.
Though everyone had a great time, this was no ordinary afternoon at AT&T Park.
Public beaches can sometimes be crowded, noisy places. But beaches in wilderness areas can be incredibly peaceful.
This area, stretching from just north of Mt. Rainier to the Canadian border, is anchored by a network of ten wilderness areas encompassing more than 2.5 million acres of the most pristine wild lands in the state.
Many exceptional wildlands remain unprotected or under-protected, but sportsmen, businesses and outdoor recreationists at the local level are hard at work to close the gap.
There are over 450 animal species listed as endangered and over 170 listed as threatened, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The pioneers who worked for the passage of the Wilderness Act 50 years ago wanted to protect lands for all future generations. Now those future generations are taking up the torch.
Congress is trying to open the pristine Arctic Refuge to drilling. Don't let them.