Three recent books revisit the Outer Cape, long an inspiration for writers like Mary McCarthy, who lampooned the area as “the seacoast of Bohemia.”
Archaeologists found the remains of 14 soldiers who died in a pivotal Revolutionary War battle — a fresh reminder of the violence of war.
Logging tends to increase, not decrease, extreme fires.
Experts say failing to alert family or friends of your plans is one of the biggest mistakes hikers make. Here are some more of their recommendations.
With treasured forests perennially threatened by fierce wildfires, many experts say it’s time to cut and burn protectively. A lawsuit is standing in the way.
As park visitation rises, serenity in nature can be elusive. But even the most popular U.S. national parks have overlooked treasures and entrances that aren’t clogged with traffic.
Trading the online nation for the open road.
Authorities in Yosemite National Park are hopeful that a sprinkler system can save the Grizzly Giant, a more than 200-foot-tall sequoia that dates back at least 2,000 years.
A recent walk among ancient sequoias helped me cope with hard-to-bear news of the world. But those trees are having a hard time coping, too.
An endangered gem of lush greenery in Abidjan, Ivory Coast’s economic hub, is at the center of government efforts to promote ecotourism. Those who live and work there worry about what it means for them.
The country’s oldest national park is considering whether to route its north entrance road away from the Gardner River.
A historian marks the 200th birthday of a fearless conductor of the Underground Railroad with a visit to her birthplace, only to learn how climate change is washing away memories of “the ultimate outdoors woman.”
A booking system used by the National Park Service may be disadvantaging marginalized communities the service has worked hard to attract.
Five Native American tribes will work with the Bureau of Land Management to plan and conserve Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, officials said.
Three sisters braved lions, crocodiles, poachers, raging rivers and other dangers on a 1,300-mile transnational effort to forge a new dynasty.
Flooding and mudslides from recent storms have collapsed bridges and washed away roads in the national park.
Remaining in destinations longer, using gas apps and signing up for fuel cards allow nomadic travelers to stay on the road.
The entire point of the unique place is the experience involved in getting there.
The writer Caity Weaver’s pursuit of the manifest destiny of the millennial generation ended up looking better in the photos.
Thomas Page McBee first visited the national park as a child on a family vacation. Thirty-three years later — and 11 after starting testosterone — he finally reckons with his parent’s death.
Three friends set out on a sea-kayaking trip through Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska, having a good time, when tragedy struck.
Five decades after the park service took over the Buffalo National River in Arkansas, the Cherokee can once again gather plants there to create medicine, food and supplies.
The well-known network of budget-focused campgrounds has introduced a new brand to focus on glampers. The company’s head explains the move.
Itineraries may change, and less money may be spent on food and lodgings, but road trips historically haven’t been stopped by the price at the pump.
Whether at a luxury spa or a more rustic natural environment, a dip in a natural hot springs promises to be relaxing, if not also medicinal. Here’s where and how to get started.
The rock appears in a famous legend starring a nine-tailed fox spirit. The question now is whether the fracture was a good or bad omen.
According to the National Park Service, some 120 vessels in the United States are designated as national historic landmarks.
After a storm disrupted plans for a 99-mile paddling trek, a Times journalist’s time on the water took a more reflective turn. Come look and listen alongside him.
Wolves have thrived since returning to the Northern Rockies. Now they face relentless assault by hunters and trappers.
Geometric rock carvings that are believed to be at least 3,000 years old were scratched with names and dates at Big Bend National Park in Texas.
The landscape resembles frozen spinach left out on the kitchen counter too long.
The bison will be slaughtered, shot by hunters or relocated under a plan to address a booming population in the national park that has led to overgrazing.
Mark Lantis had to be airlifted by helicopter while searching for treasure buried by the eccentric art collector Forrest Fenn. Three courts have said he has to pay a $2,880 fine.
The International Dark-Sky Association awards certifications to sites with exceptionally high-quality night skies, including national parks, sanctuaries and reserves.
Dierdre Wolownick, whose son, Alex Honnold, is one of the world’s top rock climbers, ascended Yosemite’s El Capitan to celebrate her 70th birthday.
In California, there is no escape from global warming for many of the species affected and none for the species causing the problem.
The woman was sentenced to four days in jail and was barred from the park for a year for not yielding space to the bear and three cubs.
President Biden is restoring Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante in Utah and a marine monument off the New England coast, all severely reduced by former President Donald J. Trump.
With an autumnal ombré and cooler temperatures, fall is prime time for journeying along this Appalachian Mountain roadway.
The rainforest is among nearly 400,000 acres of land in northeast Australia that were handed back on Wednesday to Aboriginal people who have lived in the region for thousands of years.
The men could face up to six months in prison after entering a restricted area of Katmai National Park and Preserve in 2018.
Mr. Laundrie is facing a felony charge of debit card fraud in Wyoming after the death of Ms. Petito, his fiancée, on a cross-country trip. The death has been ruled a homicide.
The authorities said on Sept. 19 that they had found human remains consistent with a description of Ms. Petito, 22 in Wyoming. She had traveled to national parks with her fiancé, Brian Laundrie. Their social media accounts provide a glimpse into their trip.
At least two wildfire complexes are threatening some of the giant sequoia groves in Central California.
The National Park Service should stop a planned cull of these animals in Grand Canyon National Park.
The park had more than 920,000 recreational visits in August, surpassing its previous busiest August on record, in 2017, when crowds came out to watch a solar eclipse.
A three-day hike through the Teton Range in northwest Wyoming offers consistently stunning — and constantly unfolding — scenery.
There are dozens of natural wonders around the country worthy of the designation.
The authorities used her case to warn the public about the dangers of the park’s hot springs, geysers and steam vents.
The body of the 61-year-old, who had been missing since Saturday, was recovered on Tuesday near the summit of Mount Clark, the National Park Service said.