New Zealand opens Paparoa Track, first new 'Great Walk' in 25 years
December 30, 2019, 9:48 a.m. by Ben Bolton
The 3-day hike includes breathtaking mountain ridges, river gorges and rainforests.
Walk between the Smokies on North America's longest pedestrian suspension bridge
December 4, 2019, 8:27 a.m. by Ben Bolton
They even decorate this daring walk for the holidays.
Two-thirds of sunscreens offer inferior protection, says EWG
May 23, 2019, 12:29 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Newest guide rates the safest sunscreens, calls out bad practices.
The secret to staying safe while hiking is preparation
May 15, 2019, 11:30 a.m. by Laura Moss
Whether you're planning to camp or just go for a simple hike, here are 10 things you need.
The dream of building a coast-to-coast scenic bike trail just got real
May 14, 2019, 1:10 p.m. by Matt Hickman
It will cover 4,000 miles over 12 states — with nary a car in sight.
Unhealthy air plagues our national parks, just like it plagues our cities
May 8, 2019, 2:35 p.m. by Matt Hickman
New report adds to concerns about air quality in what are supposed to be our most sacred places.
Atlanta to Appalachia: My wife has decided we're going to be chicken farmers
May 1, 2019, 1:11 p.m. by Benyamin Cohen
We're preparing for the arrival of chicks — and learning about the wide new world of raising chickens.
Atlanta to Appalachia: My unlikely journey from urban gridlock to country living
April 18, 2019, 3:27 p.m. by Benyamin Cohen
How embracing a serene, rural lifestyle has taught me to use a chainsaw, ride a pickup and get off my blood pressure medication.
Astonished divers come across a massive jellyfish off the coast of England
16 houseplants that are almost impossible to kill
20 minutes in nature a day is your ticket to feeling better
Rare encounter with piglet squid leaves deep sea explorers at a loss for scientific words
Watch an elk herd run majestically across the Colorado foothills
This finch has a coat of many colors, but its head hue is the key