Wilderness recreation opportunities are as diverse as the people who enjoy these special places. Do you have a favorite way to enjoy wilderness? Whatever you choose, be safe and plan ahead.
Quality Time Together
With few modern-day distractions, wilderness offers opportunities for people to connect not only with the rest of the natural world but also with each other. Whether you go out as a family or reconnect with an old friend, quality time spent in wilderness can help support quality time spent together.
Check out this list of kid-friendly tips and activities when visiting national parks (and the wilderness areas they contain!)
Reflection and Inspiration
Wilderness offers opportunities to slow down and be introspective. Learn more about these opportunities and reflect on your own wilderness experiences.
Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of wilderness. Wilderness helps protect nature's plants, animals, and habitats that we love.
Discovery and Adventure
Feeling adventurous? Explore ways to discover adventure and challenge in wilderness. Remember to plan ahead and be prepared to have a safe and fun adventure.
Last updated: September 5, 2023