Did you know there are five categories of NPS wilderness? Learn about why these categories exist and how they differ from each other.
Many national parks throughout the country manage their lands and waters as wilderness. Is there a NPS wilderness area near you?
The 1964 Wilderness Act and related NPS policy guides NPS staff in managing wilderness lands. How does law and policy affect wilderness?
The National Wilderness Preservation System is an interagency network of federally designated wilderness areas.
Learn about wilderness-related news, events, and updates within national parks across the country.
Last updated: September 5, 2023