Southern Appalachia's Smoky Mountains contain some of the wildest land in America.
In Montana's northwest, the rugged Rockies give birth to the headwaters of North America. It's here in the Crown of the Continent that waters of the Pacific, Atlantic and Hudson Bay begin.
The Colorado Plateau is one of the last remnants of the Wild West. This untamed area covers parts of Arizona, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico
From stunning Sierra forests to vast desert vistas, California has spectacular wildlands, many within a short drive from major urban centers.