Wilderness Resources

Wild Places


Information on Sierra Nevada Wilderness and tips for exploring our wild places.

Voices for the Wild

The Great Nature of Chiura Obata

Japanese-American artist Chiura Obata (1885-1975) was profoundly influenced by the wilderness of the Sierra Nevada. Witness the beauty of "Great Nature" through the artwork and philosophy of this great teacher. Launch feature

Shadows in the Range of Light

African American soldiers of the 24th Infantry and 9th Cavalry protected the National Parks of California at the turn of the last century. Their contributions have been either forgotten or ignored. Follow the scenic trails of the Sierra in search of this missing history. Maybe you can help solve the mystery of the missing soldiers. Launch feature

Wilderness Views Module

Wilderness Views invites visitors to explore the wilderness through inspiring words, music, and images. It was created in honor of the 40th anniversary of the Wilderness Act in 2004. Similar to the history of the Wilderness Act, Wilderness Views evolved as an interdisciplinary, interagency effort to preserve public lands through education for present and future generations.

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