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Because you don't want to be led deep into the backcountry by just anyone

Believe it or not, there’s still time for you procrastinators to make the most of the last weekend of summer

Skip the masses at popular vistas and landmarks, and opt for these nearby (empty!) locales instead

Ski, snowshoe, ice-skate, or score a snowy visit without the crowds at these iconic parks

Each year, filmmakers 929Media take a fall trip up to New England from their headquarters in New York City and this year’s choice was Acadia National Park for its drastic landscapes and epic sunrises. 

You may be in the middle of the wilderness, but a local IPA isn’t that far away

Base-camp comforts for the whole family

We're big fans of all the films from the folks at More Than Just Parks, a filmmaking duo in the process of creating videos on all 59 of the U.S.'s National Parks. For their latest effort, the crew spent 15 days shooting more than 15,000 photos and videos…

Get a jump on the crowds. Explore our favorite hidden corners, empty spaces, and wild places in ten iconic National Parks

Among the benefits to hitting the trail in winter? No mosquitoes. But there are more!

Some in congress want to change a bill that allows presidents to designate national monuments. Should we care?

Travel to these destinations for tons of open space—and it's all yours

Whitewater on Maine's Kennebec River, single-track in Vermont—these are the Northeast's best-kept adventure secrets

Classic boots, a backcountry-ready axe, and other awesome gifts for hikers.

If you could put together a list of five must-do national park experiences in the United States, what would they be? ScottGambier, OH

Love Acadia, the Tetons, and the Grand Canyon? Wait until you meet their crazy little cousins.

From fresh, tropical milkshakes to buffalo steaks the size of your head, we dug up the best chow near America’s national parks.

A couple of friends and I want to take a spring break trip sea kayaking. Although we own play boats, we would need to rent sea kayaks. We are college students, so we need to keep the cost at about $1,200 or so for the whole week. We would prefer the East Coast, but if costs and/or weather make this difficult, we would try some West Coast flavor, too. What do you suggest? Lucas Benton, AR

Play hard by day at these nine classic national parks, then ditch the franks 'n' beans by night and live large outside the boundaries

Finding uncrowded bliss from Olympic to Acadia

There’s more than one way to take in the adventure and splendor of America’s national parks. So we’re serving up a prize package of SECRET TRIPS—locals’ no-tell favorites, from Acadia to Yellowstone to wildest Alaska—along with a roundup of DREAM TOWNS nearby, the places to eat, drink, and dance after…

Combine your next visit to a national park with a bonus raid on a great state park or national forest—and get twice the escape

32 YEARS AGO this summer, my pal, the crime novelist Jim Crumley, his overeducated farmer friend from Arkansas, Harold McDuffy, and yours truly hiked six miles to Bowman Lake in Glacier National Park. For someone who had spent most of his life in the desert country of southeastern Oregon, this…