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Parks + Wilderness

Throughout the world, national parks and monuments, wilderness areas, UNESCO World Heritage sites, and wildlands of all kinds give travelers a point of entry into the natural history of a place and stories–whether geological, hydrological, or through the evolution of flora and fauna–that have been unfolding since the beginning of time.

Parks + Wilderness Articles

Gateways to nature: 7 Canadian towns on the edge of spectacular wilderness

by Claire Litton-Cohn

The lesson from Yellowstone’s latest visitor death: Don’t leave the trail

by Matt Hershberger

These are the most active volcanoes in the world

by Atlas & Boots

This is how Namibia is nailing sustainable tourism

by Shannon Dell

9 gorgeous landscapes you’ll only find in New Mexico

by Jacqueline Kehoe

This is the raddest cave that any noob like me can explore

by Rory Moulton

25 stunning images of Glacier National Park

by Ailsa Ross

9 Montana backpacking trips that will blow your mind

by Eric Warren

Travel guide to the best state parks in North Carolina

by Danielle Taylor

Eight-thousanders: The 14 highest peaks in the world

by Atlas & Boots

Mexico: Jungles and waterfalls

by Matador Media House

10 hikes through the cleanest air in the world

by Atlas & Boots

Australia’s last true frontier: The Kimberley in 24 stunning photos

by Al Mackinnon

Instead of strip clubs, for my bachelor party we explored the Sierra backcountry

by Sean Michael Williams

8 epic ways to explore South Africa

by Doree Simon

Canada’s national parks will be free to all visitors in 2017. Here’s why

by Cathy Brown

10 images that show why the Great Himalaya Trails need to be your next adventure

by Elen Turner

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the NPS, here’s the 16 days in 2016 that national parks will offer free admission

by Cathy Brown
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