During other seasons, many outstanding recreation activities exist, from kayaking on loon lakes, cross-country skiing through the woods or hiking the northern-most portion of the Appalachian trail. The choices are yours to make.
Whether your thing is camping, hiking, canoeing or wildlife watching, check out all the options for exploring the Northern Forest, along with helpful links for all your adventuring needs.
Learn the best places for all your outdoor recreation in the Northern Forest.
Learn the perfect time for the freshest maple syrup, the brightest leaves or the greatest chance for solitude. We’ll help you plan your Northern Forest adventure for the right time of year.
Wilderness is a precious resource with many human, natural and economic benefits that we need to protect.
Hear artists, activists and adventurers share what the ownership and legacy of these American wildlands means to them.
Learn more about issues affecting the places we work to protect with our Notes from the Field.
- Friday, February 27, 2015
The BLM’s Tres Rios Field Office issued a final plan today that could have balanced a number of issues, ranging from wilderness-quality lands to oil and gas leasing to protection of remarkable cultural artifacts, including those at Mesa Verde National Park.
- Thursday, February 26, 2015
The bill, jointly introduced by Rep. Simpson and Senator Jim Risch (R), eliminates important wild areas that have been recommended for wilderness protection by the U.S. Forest Service for nearly 30 years and significantly reduces the wilderness acreage designation from previous legislative versions, lopping off areas to cater to motorized recreation and heli-skiing.
- Thursday, February 19, 2015
The Every Kid in a Park initiative will provide 4th grade students and their families free admission to all national parks and other federal lands and waters for a full year, support transportation for school trips, and provide educational resources for students and teachers through field classrooms and digital materials.