Emily Pennington

Emily Pennington

contributing writer

Emily Pennington is Outside's parks and travel columnist. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, Condé Nast Traveler, Lonely Planet, Adventure Journal, REI Journal, and Backpacker, to name a few. When she’s not sleeping in the dirt or researching health trends, she’s frantically working on a book about visiting every U.S. national park, slated for release in November of 2022.