Learn about the national parks of the Western U.S., including Yellowstone, Zion, Glacier, Yosemite, Sequoia, Arches, Grand Teton, Grand Canyon, and more. Discover hidden places away from the crowds, find the best time to go, and get the scoop on where to stay and eat.
Discover the Best National Park for You
Whether you’re seeking solitude or family-friendly activities, find the best park for you.
9 Lesser-Known Arizona Campgrounds for Fall
Pitch your tent or park your RV at one of these spots in Arizona during the cooler, calmer season.
Great Accessible Parks in Oregon and Idaho
Visit these accessible parks in Oregon and Idaho for a treat for all the senses.
Best National Parks to Visit in the Fall
From sunset-hued landscapes to hidden geysers, enjoy shoulder season in the West’s great outdoors.
14 Fantastic Bike Paths in the West
Easy bike paths in California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington provide plenty of car-free pedal fun.
8 Accessible Hiking Trails and Vistas
From the lowest desert oasis to mountaintops, enjoy these accessible nature spots in Northern California, Arizona, and Nevada.
Best Camping and Hiking Apps to Download for Your Next Trip
From finding last-minute campsites to the best GPS mapping for your hike, these apps are must-haves.
4 Hearty Camping Recipes
Try these recipes from world-renowned outdoor expert Ray Mears on your next trip to the great outdoors
Take Car Camping to the Next Level with These Expert Tips
Follow expert tips to choose a the best campsite, set up camp, and cook outdoors.
7 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your National Park Trip
National parks are busy throughout the West. Here's how to plan to make the most of your next visit.
18 Historical Sites and Monuments to Celebrate African American History
The African American experience is at the forefront of these road trip destinations.
How to Recreate Responsibly Outdoors
Follow these 7 basics to be an exemplary land steward and respect your fellow outdoorists.