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Drawing parallels with the Galápagos Islands, this marine wonderland is a similarly diverse treasure found just off the Southern California coast, home to 2,000-plus species, some 150 of which can be found nowhere else

Save on hiking and camping equipment with Amazon’s biggest sale of the year

It took me months of cold, scary failure to learn how to roll my boat in the open ocean. The effort taught me that barriers to outdoor proficiency, no matter how daunting, can be overcome if you don’t give up.

If you want a swath of stunning wilderness all to yourself, book a trip to Lake Clark, says our 62 Parks columnist of the 37th stop on her quest to visit all the parks in the U.S.

Join L. Blount as she pushes her boundaries and tries an Oru Kayak for her first time

Plan a trip to this Alaskan treasure to explore vast glaciers and to see huge whales and a diverse array of other fauna, says our 62 Parks columnist about the 35th stop on her quest to see every U.S. national park

Stowable craft that can handle whatever the water deals you

Escape the crowds with a self-supported weekend paddle

With cruise traffic set to be at an all-time low this summer, you’ll be able to have the 49th state all to yourself

Traveling with your pod? Buy out these places for private stays.

The Platypus GravityWorks 4.0 is the best filter of its kind

Grant Horton and Michael Stevens take on a seemingly pleasant journey around Washington D.C. only to be hit with many environmental hurdles.

Make the most of the warm days with these river and lake essentials

Chile's Rio Claro is a beautiful stretch of water, some sections of which are only accessible by kayak

On a solo expedition in the Himalayas, whitewater paddler Nouria Newman nearly drowned—then found her purpose

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