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Fixing the AT’s Overcrowding Crisis

A group of hired caretakers, called ridgerunners, are working to protect America’s favorite wilderness footpath from the hordes of people who walk it each year

Jonathan Olivier
Mar 30, 2018

The 10 Most Deadly National Parks

We pulled records from January 2006 to September 2016 on where, how, and why park visitors are dying. Here’s what we found.

Eric Killelea
Mar 1, 2017