Wilderness stories involve visiting the great outdoors and experiencing animals, plants, fresh air and everything else nature has to offer. Use MNN as your wilderness resource — we cover parks, endangered species, flora, fauna, travel ideas, natural disasters and much more. (Photo: Flickr)

This stray tagged along with mountain climbers and set an elevation record for dogs

Could your child survive alone in the woods?

Why the new U.S. public lands bill is such a big deal

Florida fights plans to drill for oil in Everglades

Intense wildfires may set stage for super bloom

20 tips for camping in the depths of winter

National wildlife refuge system imperiled by government shutdown

This couple created and hiked a new 2,600-mile loop through the Pacific Northwest

How to be a good citizen on the hiking trail

Cat's tongue mushroom: Look for this tiny translucent treat on the forest floor

Oil drilling closer to reality for Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

These are the fee-free days for U.S. national parks in 2019