Adventure

Join our newsletter

The best of EcoWatch, right in your inbox. Sign up for our email newsletter!

    By signing up, you agree to receive emails from EcoWatch and to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    Overcrowded U.S. National Parks Need a Reservation System

    Overcrowded U.S. National Parks Need a Reservation System

    By Michael Childers If you’re headed out into the wild this summer, you may need to jump online and book a reservation before you go. For the second consecutive year, reservations are required to visit Yosemite, Rocky Mountain and Glacier national parks. Other popular sites, including Maine’s Acadia National Park, encourage visitors to buy entrance […]

    7 Educational Nature Activities for Kids You Can Do at Home This Summer

    7 Educational Nature Activities for Kids You Can Do at Home This Summer

    After a year of learning from behind a screen, it’s time for some outdoor play this summer. It’s widely accepted that spending time in nature has unparalleled benefits for children; kids who play outdoors are happier, more attentive, and less anxious than those who spend more time indoors. Being in nature builds confidence and creativity, […]

    9 Tips for Beginner Bird Watchers

    9 Tips for Beginner Bird Watchers

    The coronavirus has isolated many of us in our homes this year. We’ve been forced to slow down a little, maybe looking out our windows, becoming more in tune with the rhythms of our yards. Perhaps we’ve begun to notice more, like the birds hopping around in the bushes out back, wondering (maybe for the […]

    New Partnership Makes World’s Longest Hiking Trail More Accessible

    New Partnership Makes World’s Longest Hiking Trail More Accessible

    The Great Trail in Canada is recognized as the world’s longest recreational trail for hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing. Created by the Trans Canada Trail (TCT) and various partners, The Great Trail consists of a series of smaller, interconnected routes that stretch from St. John’s to Vancouver and even into the Yukon and Northwest Territories. […]

    America’s Newest National Park Is Also the First in West Virginia

    America’s Newest National Park Is Also the First in West Virginia

    The U.S. is beginning the new year with a new national park. The nation’s 63rd national park is also the first to be designated as such in the state of West Virginia, Veranda reported. New River Gorge, in Fayetteville, was officially changed from a national river to a national park as part of the COVID-19 […]