Portland is well known for its inventive food and drink, but – happily for the traveler’s waistline – the city also has a great collection of easily accessible trails, parks and gardens that are ideal
With its volcanic islands, rugged shorelines and brilliant blue-green waters, Sicily offers some of the most dramatic coastal landscapes on earth, along with a slew of gorgeous trails. Whether you’re for
(CNN) — Even before the longest government shutdown in history, the National Park Service had an $11.6 billion backlog for repairing roads, structures, and other facilities including dams, monuments, amphitheaters.
Marble Cave, Chile Michelangelo may be considered the master of marble, but he is no match for Mother Nature. For more than 6,000 years, waves have been eroding calcium carbonate in the Patagonian Andes.
When the Three Capes Track opened two days before Christmas 2015, it immediately set a new benchmark for Australian bushwalks, creating a hike that's both heady and hedonistic, combining the raw beauty
Utah is made for hikers. Strike out into its big wilderness and you’ll be floored by red-rock mesas thrusting above mighty rivers, vertiginous treks teetering along knife-edge ridges, and tracks leading
Visiting Alaska’s glaciers is one of the state’s most iconic experiences. But oohing and aahing from a distant viewing platform or from the deck of a cruise ship aren’t the only ways you can encounter
Think politics in Washington couldn’t get more absurd? Well, how’s this for a doozy: no one seems to actually know why the national parks are open right now or who is responsible for the decision to keep
Good job, idiots. Joshua Tree National Park in California announced on Tuesday afternoon that it would be closing for the remainder of the government shutdown due to the damage caused by reckless visitors.
All signs indicate that, lacking an agreed-upon budget, the federal government will shut down tonight at midnight Eastern time. What does that mean for our national parks and the people who manage them?
EnvironmentShort Film Showcase Filmmaker Taylor Graham kayaked through crannies of Glen Canyon that hadn’t been seen for decades. He tells us about the experience. EnvironmentShort Film Showcase 5 Minute
On busy weekends in spring or fall, more than a thousand people will set off from one of three key trailheads to hike the Grand Canyon from rim to rim—a number that has been climbing steadily for years.