Garbage, Feces Take Toll On National Parks Amid ShutdownHuman feces, overflowing garbage, illegal off-roading and other damaging behavior are beginning to overwhelm some national parks, as a partial government shutdown left areas open to visitors but with little staff.
Deadly Fire Shuts Down Key Route To Yosemite National ParkA wildfire that killed a California firefighter grew quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park.
National Parks Seek Fee Hike Amid Struggle To Fund RepairsVisiting the country's most popular national parks would get more costly under a federal proposal released this week.
Best Backpacking Trails In The Continental USA brief profile of five of the best backtracking trails in the continental United States
Hiking America's Most Treacherous MountainsA look at five of the most treacherous hikes in America.
Top Mountain Climbing Destinations In The U.S.Among the country's five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world's most famous natural landmarks.
5 Must-See National Parks In The U.S.From the highest and lowest points in North America to the world’s largest living things and largest living carnivores, each of America's national parks has something unique to offer.
Best National Parks To Visit In WinterRead on for five of the country’s best national parks to visit in winter, one of which may require both generous amounts of sunscreen and rain gear.
Top Natural Wonders In The USAAmerica is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.