People & Wilderness

School kids learn about their local wilderness at Congaree National Park.

Wilderness Heritage (coming soon!)

Explore the rich, longstanding connections (prehistoric, historic, and contemporary) shared between people and wilderness.

Kayak in the wilderness at Everglades National Park.


Are you seeking adventure? Solitude? Challenge? Respite? Explore the many options wilderness offers to suit your recreational interests.

Parent and child hike in the Olympic Wilderness.

Wilderness Ethics

Practicing good wilderness ethics while exploring is important. The seven Leave No Trace principles are a good starting point.


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