United States

Get Dirty

Set among southern Colorado’s rugged Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Great Sand Dunes National Park is a terrific place to enjoy the splendors of nature. While...

Go Dark

On May 20, a swath of the American West from Oregon to New Mexico will catch an almost complete solar eclipse. There’s no better place to see this spooky phenomenon than

Cross the Border

Pack your passport and credit card but keep your panniers light for this six-day mission through the most majestic scenery south of Alaska. Start in Whitefish, Montana, where you can pick...

One-Up the Grand

To climb the 13,770-foot Grand Teton, you need a rack, rope, harness, and the skills to use them safely—or a $1,000 guide. The beauty of the Grand’s neighbor, the 12,804-foot Middle...

Paddle Among Icebergs

A 65-mile-long notch carved into 3.2 million acres of protected wilderness, Glacier Bay is like a Whitman...

Float Free Water

Olympic is in the midst of the largest dam-removal project in U.S. history: the dismantling of the Elwha River’s 210-foot Glines and 108-foot Elwha dams,...

Climb in Wonderland

Most visitors to Joshua Tree are content to traipse around in the desert, gawking at alien plants and...

Park and Ride

In 2005, the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) announced a partnership with the National Park Service to develop...

Biketobeerfest

Portland, OregonAugust 25, 2012...

Tour de Fat

Fort Collins, ColoradoSeptember 1, 2012...

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