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A Senate Energy and Natural Resources subcommittee held hearings Nov. 20 on three locally-supported bills to secure cherished natural places in New Mexico, Colorado and California.
Few places in the U.S. are more prized by the avid recreationist than the Pacific Northwest. But with a plethora of places to hike, ski, boat and climb, how can one choose where to go?
Whether you intend to visit a major city, or you live in one and are looking for a quick weekend trip, a visit to Wilderness is often nearby.
Spanning over 2,000 miles from Maine to northern Georgia, the Appalachian Trail (also known as the A.T.) represents the pinnacle of American wilderness.
Now it's the scene of The Muir Project, a documentary that follows a group of digital artists on their bliss-filled journey along the trail.
Michael Lanza is the northwest editor of Backpacker Magazine and the creator of TheBigOutside.com, where he shares his stories and images from his outdoor adventures, many of them with his family, in the United States
What better way to start the New Year than with recreation outdoors? Many outdoor groups offer activities the first day of the year, which is a boost for those whose resolutions include
This is also a time in which we are experiencing a decrease in connection to our natural heritage -- a loss of grand proportions.
Rest assured that fall can be an excellent season for camping. Our fall camping checklist will help you prepare for exploring wilderness in the cooler months.
If you’re spending one of the last summer weekends at a National Park, make sure to pack some party hats.