Pluralistic: 03 May 2021

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How Public Lands Healed Me During Difficult Times

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<img src='https://www.outsideonline.com/sites/default/files/styles/full-page/public/2021/04/28/cliff-dwellings-colorado_h.jpg?itok=BwRQVAs5'/> “Why Cortez?” This was the puzzled response I got from friends back in 2019, after I explained what must have sounded like a harebrained scheme to liberate myself from a mortgage and a full-time university teaching job. I was going to cash out my overpriced home in Flagstaff, Arizona, a...

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Which Public Lands Are Right for You?

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<img src='https://www.outsideonline.com/sites/default/files/styles/full-page/public/2021/04/29/city-of-rocks_h.jpg?itok=Vt7HVpU1'/> With four different federal agencies overseeing 28 designations of protected areas amounting to more than 615 millions acres, it’s no wonder most Americans stick to marquee destinations, like national parks, and familiar wildernesses close to home. That leaves so much left to be explored,...

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3 New Glamping Sites in Southern Utah

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<img src='https://www.outsideonline.com/sites/default/files/styles/full-page/public/2021/04/28/camp-sarika-tent_h.jpg?itok=svE1D7dK'/> There has never been a better time to upgrade a southern Utah road trip. Along Route 89, after the crowds of Lake Powell give way to the quiet gravity of Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument, there’s a stretch of highway flanked by stacked sandstone formations. They seem impenetra...

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Newly Designated Public Lands to Explore

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<img src='https://www.outsideonline.com/sites/default/files/styles/full-page/public/2021/04/28/cobscook-shores-maine_h.jpg?itok=TX5GsXIi'/> As we head into another big summer for public lands, consider visiting one of these recently preserved areas in favor of tried-and-true destinations. Each offers up the best of their locales.

Ioway Tribal National Park, Ioway Reservation, Kansas and Nebraska

Missouri River at Brownville, Nebraska
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