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The U.S. National Park Service preserves 58 national parks, 390 parks, historic sites, memorials, and recreation areas that attract nearly 300 million visitors every year. Our U.S. national parks are repositories of the nation’s biological diversity and contain some of the last ecosystem remnants that are found nowhere else in the world. Explore US Parks Online

Huston Park Wilderness

With approximately 48 square miles of high forested land, Huston Park Wilderness rises beyond 10,500 feet and contains alpine bogs and stands of lodgepole pine, spruce, fir, and aspen, interspersed with open parks and brushy meadows. The streams are small and their water drains into the Little Snake and North Platte Rivers. …Huston Park Wilderness » »

Gros Ventre Wilderness

The United States Congress designated the Gros Ventre Wilderness in 1984 and it now has a total of 317,874 acres. All of this wilderness is located in Wyoming and is managed by the Forest Service. …Gros Ventre Wilderness » »

Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park is in Maine and was the first national park east of the Mississippi River. Acadia National Park lies in the center of the Wabanaki homeland, which stretches from Newfoundland, Canada, to the Merrimac River valley in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. …Acadia National Park » »

Moosehorn Wilderness

Moosehorn Wilderness Area is an interesting place. It is part of the Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge, and is broken up into two separate units, one in the Baring Unit and the other in the Edmunds Unit.

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Fitzpatrick Wilderness Area

The United States Congress designated the Fitzpatrick Wilderness in 1976 and it now has a total of 198,525 acres. All of this wilderness is located in Wyoming and is managed by the Forest Service. The Fitzpatrick Wilderness is bordered by the Bridger Wilderness to the southwest. …Fitzpatrick Wilderness Area » »

Public meeting to hear comments on recreation plans for the eastern Cascades to Columbia River

Cascades Wilderness
The Washington departments of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and Natural Resources (DNR) will host a meeting next week in Ellensburg to discuss implementation of the Naneum Ridge to Columbia River Recreation and Access Plan. …Public meeting to hear comments on recreation plans for the eastern Cascades to Columbia River » »

What is wild life?

Wildlife traditionally refers to non-domesticated animal species, but has come to include all plants, fungi and other organisms which grow or live wild in an area without being introduced by humans. …What is wild life? » »

Leave No Trace Principles

Leave No Trace is about making good decisions to protect the world around you – the world we all enjoy. Do your part to pass our nation’s heritage of outdoor recreation on to future generations in a pristine state. …Leave No Trace Principles » »

Seven items every bug out bag should contain

Building your first Bug Out Bag can seem like a big task. These seven basic types of gear can be a good place to start. …Seven items every bug out bag should contain » »

Virgin Islands National Park

Trunk Bay in Virgin Islands National Park

The hills, valleys and beaches of Virgin Islands National Park are breathtaking. It covers approximately 60% of the island of Saint John in the United States Virgin Islands, over 5,500 acres of adjacent ocean, plus nearly all of Hassel Island, just off the Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas harbor.  …Virgin Islands National Park » »

Inks Lake State Park

Inks Lake State Park offers family fun on water and land. With its sparkling blue water, colorful rock outcrops, and striking sunsets, this gem of the Hill Country is just an hour northwest of Austin. …Inks Lake State Park » »