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Yellowstone’s latest incident is as preventable as it is predictable

Welcome to Yellowstone National Park, where literally everything is lethal

Tips on how to get one of the most enviable jobs in the outdoor industry

She was a survivor and an alpha. And then she was legally shot and killed by a hunter. Yellowstone Park's legendary wolf researcher Rick McIntyre reflects on the life of one of the park's most famous canines.

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

Big Sky Country has one of the highest concentrations of hot springs in America. Here's where to find the best ones.

Hand-picked by Kate Siber, author of the new children's book 'National Parks of the USA'

In an excerpt from his new book, Goldfarb explores what wilderness looks like with and without nature's most overlooked architects—and why they have more in common with wolves than you think

Even better, they’re all cheaper than $50.

Broken pipes, crumbling walkways, closed trails—this is what the $11.6 billion maintenance backlog looks like on the ground

Meet the researchers braving toxic fumes and wildlife encounters to understand the microbial life lurking in the national park's geothermal features.

If a high-profile volcano (think: Hawaii’s Kilauea) shows signs of instability, it’s Michael Poland’s job to reassure us that everything is going to be okay

Researchers at the University of Montana found that nearby towns dependent on tourist dollars stand to lose millions

Plus two more books we're reading this month

In our ongoing Weekly Escape series, we aim to transport you from your desk to an incredible place in two minutes or less.

How one tragic evening revolutionized bear management in our national parks

A new photo book documents the diverse community behind the original national park

Climate change is affecting America’s recreation meccas—from Yosemite to Yellowstone—in profound ways. As the planet heats up and weather patterns shift, so will the ways we interact with the outdoors.

The reports of sexual harassment among NPS employees continue, with new revelations about Yosemite and Yellowstone

Fit in a last-minute camping trip at one of these iconic parks before summer ends

A young man who died this month in a boiling hot spring in Norris Geyser Basin is just the latest casualty of the park’s main attraction

It’s not all fun and games in the parks

The best way to see a Yellowstone few people ever do

While some groups celebrate the American bison as a conservation success story, we're slaughtering the animals by the thousands

The beloved Bombardier snowcoaches are headed to the auction block

As many as 900 wild bison that graze in the park will be killed this winter, either by hunters or slaughter, to offset population growth and appease ranchers. Bison advocates, however, want to move the animals to other lands. At its heart, the debate about how to handle these creatures comes down to whether we believe them to truly be "wild."

America's most iconic park pairs perfectly with America's favorite beverage

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

The grizzlies of Yellowstone are about to be removed from the endangered species list. The surprising thing: that's probably for the best.

When an unidentified hunter took out an alpha wolf that has long been a favorite of park tourists and an important part of ongoing research, he unwittingly drew many once-casual observers into a contentious battle between wildlife management, scientists, and hunting advocates

For 24 years, from 1986 until 2010, there were no mortal encounters with grizzlies in Yellowstone National Park. But four deadly incidents over the past two summers have hikers on edge, reigniting the fierce debate over bear management.

Forget the drunk, stumbling, bleached-blonde, muscled hordes of Panama City. Take a trip to one of the country’s top spots for adventure and come back refreshed.

GRIZZLY ADAMS FAMILY“There’s a bear!” This simple exclamation triggered the angriest parental outbust of my youth. At least, that’s how I remember it. I was seven years old, sitting in the backseat of our family station wagon, driving through Yellowstone for the first time. We’d set out from Boston…

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

UP-AND-COMER The Sundance set will rejoice over the fact that The Canyons, a once unknown Park City resort, now hosts a Waldorf Astoria, complete with a slick new Spruce Restaurant from celeb chef Mark Sullivan. Avoid the glitz by hitting the steep, open glades off the Ninety-Nine…

We polled the sharp-eyed nomads we trust most and came up with a bucket list of the best trips for getting the best shots around the world.

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

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