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The Mason Tract (wilderness trip) - South Branch of AuSable...you can rent a canoe or a kayak from Campbell's Canoe Livery in Roscommon or they will help with transportation if you have your own boat.

Volunteers are needed for work on the Red and White Trails in Sweetwater Creek State Park. Volunteers will perform trail maintenance including trimming limbs, packing dirt in some of the more technical areas of the trail affected by erosion, and replacing steps that have become hazards throughout the trail systems. Sweetwater Creek State Park is a peaceful tract of wilderness only minutes from downtown Atlanta. A wooded trail follows the stream to the ruins of the New Manchester…

America's best kept secrets: 20 unique national parks | Wilderness.org - Photo: musical photo man, flickr Originally a national monument, this area became a International Biosphere Reserve and a Globally Important Bird Area before being designated as a National Park, the first and only in its state. Congaree National Park is primarily distinct because it is the largest tract of old-growth floodplain forest remaining in North America, and some of its trees are the tallest on its side of the…

The legendary Kaokoveld of old, the last wilderness, the arid Eden: that vast tract of land that is the north-western corner of Namibia – a place with a near-mythic status as a destination for travel and exploration…

Country Road And Autumn Landscape

He wanders, like a day-appearing dream, Through the dim wildernesses of the mind; Through desert woods and tracts, which seem Like ocean, homeless, boundless, unconfined. Percy Bysshe Shelley

Stephen Mather Wilderness Year Designated: 1988 Management: National Parks Service Features: North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake National Recreation Area, Lake Chelan National Recreation Area Borders: Pasayten Wilderness, Mount Baker Wilderness, Noisy-Diobsud Wilderness, Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness

Pisgah National Forest

The Pisgah National Forest is a land of mile-high peaks, cascading waterfalls, and heavily forested slopes. Comprised of over 500,000 acres, the Pisgah is primarily a hardwood forest with whitewater rivers, waterfalls and hundreds of miles of trails. This national forest is home of the first tract of land purchased under the Weeks Act of 1911 which led to the creation of the national forests in the eastern United States. It is also home of the first school of forestry in the United States…

The man who spent his fortune on a park

On 8 December 2015, global headlines reported that Douglas Tompkins, the 72-year-old founder of outdoor apparel brand North Face, had died from hypothermia during a kayaking accident in the rugged wilderness of Chile's Patagonia region. Tompkins, who fell in love with Patagonia during a climbing trip in the 1960s, left behind one of the greatest land-conservation legacies in history by using his fortune to acquire enormous tracts of forested and overgrazed farmland in the Patagonia region.