Planning a trip to enjoy your favorite wild pastime? Here are a few activities we recommend:
The most serious wilderness explorers will find plenty of backcountry to experience in places like the remote corners of Idaho or the canyons of southeastern Utah.
Fall asleep in the cool forests of the east coast or alongside the crystal waters of Idaho's Clearwater Basin.
When school lets out for the summer, there's nothing more fun than chasing salamanders in North Carolina or romping through Montana forests.
Whether it's day hiking or long-distance hiking you're looking for, you'll find miles of trails to wear in your boots in places like Montana’s Gallatin Range.
Wander through a bursting garden of beautiful desert plants in New Mexico and find other great places for nature walking.
You can find lots of quiet moments in off-the-beaten-path wild places like red rock country in western Colorado and southeastern Utah.
From California’s San Gabriel Mountains to New Hampshire’s White Mountain National Forest, these places offer a great getaway from the bustle of urban life.
It doesn't get much wilder than Wyoming’s Shoshone National Forest — among the wildest, most rugged places left in America.
A trip to Alaska and the Arctic is the perfect place to see wildlife — caribou, migratory birds, whales, polar bears and more.
Betty White first visited California’s Sierra Nevada at age four. That visit, and visits almost every year thereafter, made a lasting impression on her.
Wilderness is a precious resource with many human, natural and economic benefits that we need to protect.
- Monday, June 26, 2017
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker today announced that the U.S. Department of the Interior has granted the state permission to survey a potential road route through a designated wilderness area in Izembek National Wildlife Refuge for a boondoggle road project that would cost American taxpayers more than $80 million. In response, The Wilderness Society issues the following statement from its Alaska Regional Director, Nicole Whittington-Evans:
- Monday, June 19, 2017
On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, The Wilderness Society today released a report that debunks one of the primary arguments allies of the oil industry have put forward to promote drilling in one of America’s last pristine, untouched landscapes: Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
- Friday, June 16, 2017
Statement from Mike Anderson, senior policy analyst with The Wilderness Society:
“This ill-advised and controversial legislation would greatly undermine longstanding public involvement opportunities and environmental safeguards for managing America’s public forest lands.