Ancient Rock Art of the Mojave National Preserve Oct 15, 2021

By: Ian Shive

My first expedition to Mojave National Preserve, California, was an epic adventure that felt ripped right off the pages of an Indi …

Revealing the Ancient Rock Art of the Mojave 18 Photos

By: Ian Shive

Conservationist and nature photographer Ian Shive takes Mojave National Preserve in California to share with the ancient art that …

The King of Chunks Has Been Crowned Oct 11, 2021

By: Discovery

A four-time champion, 480 Otis proved that age is just a number and appetite is the real judge of awesomeness.

Fat Bear Week is Back and Bigger than Ever 7 Photos

By: Discovery

It's time for the bears to fill up their bellies with salmon and pack on the pounds to prepare for winter hibernation. See some be …

Get Lost in America's Enchanting Forests 7 Photos

By: Lucy Sherriff

They say a forest is a living thing — just like a human body. And like us, they undergo changes and exhibit moods. Basically, you …

Secrets of Joshua Tree National Park, California: The Eagle Cliff Mine Sep 11, 2021

By: Ian Shive

While America’s National Parks are renowned for their popular, natural icons, such as Old Faithful in Yellowstone or El Capitan in …

Explore the Secret Mines of Joshua Tree 10 Photos

By: Ian Shive

Eagle Cliff Mine is not on any guide map of Joshua Tree National Park, but conservationist and nature photographer Ian Shive explo …

Yellowstone Supervolcano Has Over 1,000 Earthquakes in 1 Month 7 Photos

Yellowstone's "supervolcano" had 1,008 earthquakes during July — the most tremors it's had since 2017. Is the National Park overdu …

10 Rugged Adventures Near Big Cities 10 Photos

Enjoy big city living and wilderness adventure with these public lands that are within a half-day’s drive of major metropolitan ar …

The American Wolf is Making a Comeback Aug 3, 2021

By: Lucy Sherriff

The wolf evokes a strong reaction in most of us, whether it’s romantic images of the apex predator howling at the full moon, or an …

Bring It On, Mount Whitney Jun 7, 2021

By: Ian Shive

Climbing the world’s highest peaks tests every aspect of your being, and as a nature photographer, it can test your skill.

Mount Whitney: A View from the Top 15 Photos

By: Ian Shive

Join Conservationist and Nature Photographer Ian Shive as he takes on a personal challenge: summiting the tallest mountain in the …

Capturing the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest 11 Photos

By: Ian Shive

In the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, located in the White Mountains of Inyo National Forest, lives what is likely the oldest tr …

The Ultimate Guide to Road-Tripping Through Death Valley 10 Photos

By: Lucy Sherriff

A road trip through Death Valley is something every American traveler should experience at least once in their lifetime. The best …

Yellowstone’s Oldest Bear was a Whopping 34 Years Old Feb 23, 2021

By: Lucy Sherriff

The oldest grizzly thought to have roamed the Yellowstone region was identified as being a whopping 34 years old, after biologists …

Meet the Island Fox of Channel Islands National Park Feb 1, 2021

By: Ian Shive

When I first started photographing Channel Islands National Park in Southern California in the mid-1990s, it was a very different …

Checking In on the Island Fox of the Channel Islands 14 Photos

By: Ian Shive

Nature photographer and conservationist Ian Shive takes us to Channel Islands National Park where the US Fish and Wildlife Service …

Secret Tunnels Beneath the Desert Nov 3, 2020

By: Ian Shive

Conservationist and nature photographer Ian Shive takes Mojave National Preserve in California to share with us the mystery and ma …

Mojave's Preserved Mysteries 20 Photos

By: Ian Shive

The Mojave National Reserve in California is the driest desert in the United States that occupies nearly 50,000 square miles. See …

Prehistoric Footprints Tell An Incredible Story Oct 25, 2020

By: Discovery

Thousands of years ago, our prehistoric predecessors inhabited a planet that looked very different. And even all this time later, …

The Beauty of Big Bend National Park 17 Photos

By: Ian Shive

Discover why visitors have been coming to Big Bend National Park to experience the mystical hot springs, prehistoric pictographs, …

A Look at ‘Rewilding’ Around the World Feb 28, 2020

By: Aditi Rajagopal

A look at 'rewilding' around the world. Resist by doing absolutely nothing.

Best Moments from America's National Parks 9 Photos

By: Ian Shive

From Big Bend to Yellowstone to Denali, nature photographer Ian Shive recalls the best photos and moments taken of National Parks …

Angels Landing Is One of the Most Dangerous Hikes in the US Apr 19, 2021

By: Annie Hartman

This renowned hiking destination is not for the faint of heart.

North America's Top Natural Wonders Mar 31, 2021

North America is made up of natural wonders including unusual geological formations, towering mountains and icy glaciers.

Best National Park Camping Sites in America 10 Photos

By: Jennifer Plum Auvil

Embrace nature, and sleep under the stars in one of the country's great national parks. Whether you're looking for beach, backcoun …

National Parks to Visit in Alaska Mar 31, 2021

Explore a world of wild beauty and pure adventure.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Mar 31, 2021

The mists of The Great Smoky Mountains seem to shroud the very secrets of the region's historical tragedies and biological triumph …