Featured National Outings Trips
Side Canyons of the Escalante River, Utah, Apr 12–18, 2016.
Join our llama-supported exploration of two fabled side canyons of southern Utah's Escalante River. Discover natural wonders and history as we hike among desert varnish and towering red sandstone.
Beyond Hollywood: The Natural Beauty of Southern California, Apr 24–May 1, 2016.
Journey from stunning Pacific Coast vistas to grasslands and sage scrub, then inland to epic mountains and desert oases. Hike a variety of terrains, dine at local restaurants, and learn about local history and conservation.
Mammoth Cave National Park Service, Kentucky, Apr 24–30, 2016.
Spring brings an incredible burst of birdsong, croaking frogs, and new growth in this unique karst geology. We'll help with invasive-plant removal, trail work, and research projects and tour caves during free time.
Rafting the San Juan River, Utah, May 26–30, 2016.
Enjoy the colorful canyons of the San Juan River on a raft trip featuring Class II rapids, Ancestral Puebloan ruins and petroglyphs, and a variety of side hikes. At camp, we'll relax, enjoy hearty meals, and watch for mountain goats.
Service in the Footsteps of Geronimo, Arizona, May 28–Jun 4, 2016.
Perched above the Chiricahua Desert in southeastern Arizona is a diverse forested sky island. We'll hang out with coatimundi, fox squirrels, and Hercules beetles while repairing trail erosion and clearing blow-downs.
Musk Ox Magic at Cape Krusenstern National Monument, Alaska, Jun 5–11, 2016.
Visit the tundra haunts of this gentle arctic beast. We'll observe brilliant wildflowers, enjoy splendid views of the Chukchi Sea, search for northern birds and musk oxen, and bask in the endless daylight of the midnight sun.
Hiking and Service on Oahu, Hawaii, Jun 12–18, 2016.
Assist with reforestation projects in a verdant valley near the North Shore of Oahu. We'll help remove invasive species and plant native trees, with time to snorkel coral reefs, swim at protected beaches, and relax.
Packrafting and Hiking Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, Alaska, Jun 18–25, 2016.
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service in the heart of the largest park in the States. We'll learn to packraft and embark on a variety of day hikes featuring mountains, valleys, glaciers, and wildlife.
Eiger and Jungfrau Up Close, Switzerland, Jun 26–Jul 4, 2016.
Visit two the most iconic features in the Bernese Alps. On daily hikes, we'll admire cows in high pastures, spring wildflowers, and waterfalls and stop to sample cheese and chocolate, with nights in cozy hotels.
Family Fun with Llamas in the Wyoming Wilderness, Teton National Forest, Wyoming, Aug 1–5, 2016.
The remote Wyoming Range is the perfect setting for this family adventure in the company of friendly pack llamas. We'll trek to Cliff Creek Falls, summit Hoback Peak for views of the Tetons, watch elk graze, and stargaze.
Wilderness Cruise on Alaska's Inside Passage, Aug 4–13, 2016.
Explore the Inside Passage between Sitka and Wrangell aboard the 12-passenger Snow Goose. We'll visit ideal humpback whale-watching destinations and tidewater glaciers and enjoy kayaking, hikes, and a soak in hot springs.
Pampas, Andes, and Waterfalls in Argentina, Sep 6–18, 2016.
Get to know Argentina on a journey from Buenos Aires to the Andean highlands and the famous Igazu Falls in the northeast. Hike a national park, see stunning desert landscapes, search for condors, and learn about the gaucho way of life.
Provence d'Azur, France, Sep 12–21, 2016.
Treat yourself to the relaxing pleasures of coastal Provence amid early fall colors. We will take day trips to the National Park of Port Cros, a coastal hill town, and a botanical garden, and enjoy moderate hikes amid early fall colors.
Naples to Brindisi: Secrets of Southern Italy, Sep 25–Oct 6, 2016.
Discover Italy's deep south, known for its stunning landscapes and delicious food. Walk along the picturesque Almafi coast, cruise to Capri for views of the Bay of Naples, tour baroque architecture, visit Greek ruins, and swim in the Adriatic.