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)

Stranded hikers saved by message in a bottle

Proposal to mine near Okefenokee Swamp raises old fears

After deadly season, new rules would limit who can climb Mount Everest

Why would trees keep a nearby stump alive?

A new beginning for an old ghost town?

When hikers need help, who pays for rescue?

10 things you didn't know about koalas

Say hello to the first female chief ranger in this national park's 85-year history

5 reasons why biodiversity is a big deal

It's time to start demanding justification for drilling in the Arctic refuge​​

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

Could your child survive alone in the woods?