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Trails Rebooted

We're reimagining Washington's trail system — starting with the most beloved hiking spots across the state | by Allie Tripp

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Community & Healing

Outdoor Asian has helped me connect to nature, my family and my culture | by Joan Hong

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Wheeling in the Wild

How I kept hiking, backpacking and exploring the wild places I love, with the assistance of a wheelchair | by Jenny Schmitz

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A Vision for the Teanaway

How the Teanaway Community Forest will expand opportunities for hikers while boosting the recreation economy. | By Jessi Loerch

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A Journey to an Adventurous Life

Three years ago, I was a city-dwelling, flatland Midwesterner who had only dreamed of an adventurous, traveling life. I had camped only once. In 2018, I slept outside for 50 nights. In all that time outside, I've found a strong connection to natural places — and the people I adventure with. | by Sarina Clark

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Time for Self

In a period of turmoil, time outdoors was both respite and reawakening | by shon't savage

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Behind the Scenes of Hiker Rally Day 2019

I'd been organizing WTA's Hiker Rally Day for months. But Hiker Rally Day 2019 didn't become real for me until I joined more than a hundred hiker advocates in Olympia on Feb. 19. | By Christina Hickman, WTA's advocacy associate

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Science by the People

How hikers and other outdoor recreationists are helping scientists understand our changing world | by Crystal Atamian

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Wild Weddings

How to rock a responsible outdoor ceremony on public lands | by Dawn Hammer

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Work Hard, Hike Hard: WTA's Advocacy Director Is Living WTA's Mission

Andrea Imler is devoted to ensuring there are trails for everyone, forever — whether she’s in the office or on the trail.

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App Builds a Natural Connection

Can an app actually bring kids closer to nature? | by Doug Parry

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I Am My Ancestors' Wildest Dreams

by Bam Mendiola

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