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The Vanished Souls of American National Parks

Stir-crazy after months of lockdowns and restrictions, more people seem to be heading into the wilderness — and few are prepared for what they find there

Campfires Are Never Worth It and Should Be Outlawed

The only thing a campfire accomplishes is making everyone smelly and miserable

Why Was Summer Camp Sex So Hot?

Hot days, cool nights and mosquito-infested teenage circle jerks that live on in our psyches to this day. Let’s explore this uniquely American rite of passage — and the ultimate sexual Shangri-La

The National Parks Can’t Provide a Coronavirus Escape Either

As a large number of campers descend upon them to shelter-in-place among the Great Outdoors, these public spaces are either closed or also having their fragile infrastructure severely tested