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Some might be surprised to hear that one of our nation's most visited parks is in Ohio, but a single trip will be enough to convince you otherwise. Bridal-veil waterfalls, a spectacular river, and more than 125 miles of trails are merely supporting characters to this Midwest playground's main act: a conservation success story.

As crowds grow and parks reach capacity, responsible national-park travel is more important than ever. Here’s how to leave a lighter footprint, according to rangers.

From a scenic path that extends the entire length of New York to a new route connecting Yellowstone to Grand Teton, here are the most scenic ways to experience America’s wilderness by bike

Granting access to more than 2,000 national parks and recreation areas, the America the Beautiful pass is a game changer for any park-hopping traveler. Here’s how to know if the pass is right for you—plus how to buy it and use it.

Organizations around the world are helping refugees feel welcome via wilderness immersions—and with a record number of displaced people, this movement couldn’t come at a better time

Cap off a day on the trail with a soak in a steamy mineral pool. We found the best from Alaska to North Carolina.

A hiker pulls confidence from an unsolicited gear critique in the Catskills

Explore America’s favorite winter wonderlands on these scenic routes, which range from beginner to expert terrain

Using their scuba skills, these water lovers clean the country’s largest lakes in the hope that their garbage hordes can spark high-level change

Visit 13 of America’s best-loved national parks on this cross-country national-park train loop

From towering waterfalls to long-distance trails, this 90-mile stretch of Route 20 packs the region’s best adventures into one trip

Take a break from NPS crowds by visiting these lesser-known designations, which we chose based on spectacular scenery, great hiking trails, and unique features.

The nonprofit Native Skywatchers has spent more than a decade collecting and preserving Indigenous star knowledge. Now organizations like NASA and the NPS are joining the movement.

Although the concept has been OK'd, that doesn't mean it will be implemented. Here's what former government officials, local guides, and environmental experts told Outside about its possible implications on Africa's highest peak.

There are hundreds of scenic trails for you and your BFF to explore together

Because no one has time for missed connections and grueling layovers

From unexpected snowstorms to below-freezing bathroom breaks, winter camping is a wild adventure. Some nights, you relish the hilarity of navigating tent poles with numb fingers. Other nights, you'd rather show up, sit back, and crack open a beer. If you're ready for the latter—a mix of chilly excursions and heated luxury—it's time to treat yourself at one of North America's best winter glamping sites. Here are our favorites.