Public lands and waters provide outdoor spaces for everyone across our nation to access. Because public lands and waters are owned by all of us, regardless of socioeconomic status, they play an essential role in the enjoyment, practice, and passing down of centuries-old cultural and familial traditions that exist in Hispanic/Latino culture. Spending time outdoors allows us to connect to these traditions, heritage, and a way of life that has deeply rooted value for us. Our shared lands and waters connect us to our ancestors and they compel us to protect them for future generations to enjoy.
Read on to learn more about outdoor places that are connected to our cultural history.Read More