100 Best Public Lands Adventures in America

We the people own some 800 million acres of public land, including forests, national parks, wildlife refuges, conservation areas, and seashores—all brimming with opportunities to explore. That’s about two acres for every person living in our country. It’s staggering. And it’s a treasure. So we challenged ourselves to find 100 incredible public lands adventures to … Read more

Paddling Trip Tips: 12 Things to Know When Planning Your Adventure

I’ve been planning and executing remote, multi-week paddling trips in northern Canada and Alaska for 16 years. This year, I’m heading to the Yukon for a solo paddling trip on the Bonnet Plume River. The Bonnet Plume is a remote “true wilderness” river surrounded by jaw-dropping scenery that few have had the privilege of seeing—its … Read more

The New River Gorge: A Guide to the Nation’s Newest National Park

This article was produced in partnership with West Virginia Department of Tourism If a master planner set out to design the perfect national park, it would look a lot like West Virginia’s New River Gorge. The Gorge is the longest and deepest canyon cutting through the Appalachian Mountains and the river is one of the … Read more