What is Wilderness?
Wilderness has a formal
but beyond that, for many people, wilderness holds a special place in the heart
and mind. Click the links on the left to learn the many ways that wilderness
benefits the individual as well as our society, at large. Find the
many uses of wilderness —
uses that span from personal solitude to social benefits like clean air and water,
healthy wildlife populations and a protected cultural legacy. And read one man's
perspective on wilderness as
out this great wilderness video from the National Park Service.
Dripstone formation at Whipple Cave in the Far South
Egan Range © Alvin McLane
Something to Ponder