John River, Gates of Arctic National Preserve, NPS, Cadence Cook
05/18/2015 | Through The Gates On The John River | Cadence Cook, NPS
Leaving Col Camp on the Ruth Glacier, Denali National Park, Mik Shain photo
05/12/2015 | Climbing Into The Clouds | Mik Shain, NPS
04/25/2015 | Creatures Large And Small, Particularly Small | National Park Service
04/20/2015 | The Sunny Side Of Australia's Outback... | Susan Munroe
04/15/2015 | Settling Down For Night Along The Oregon Trail | David and Kay Scott
Point Bonita Lighthouse, Golden Gate National Recreation Area
04/05/2015 | Take Me To The Light.... | Kurt Repanshek


Sunday, May 24th, 2015
Maine isn’t all rocky coastlines. Travel to the Pine Tree State’s interior and you’ll find a mythical, verdant, forested woodland of hemlock and balsam that inspired Henry David Thoreau’s treatise, The Maine Woods
Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
Not long into the development of the world’s first national park system, ranchers in and around the valley floor of Estes Park, Colorado, came to an obvious realization: keeping guests happy was easier, and more profitable, than cattle.
Sunday, May 17th, 2015
The deafening roar of the 225-horsepower Mercury engine propelled our skiff across the turquoise expanse of Biscayne Bay. It was hard to imagine that less than an hour earlier I’d been sipping a café cubano in the heart of downtown Miami. Here we were though, making headway toward an offshore reef to explore some of South Florida’s renowned marine habitat.
Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
For more than a century, freight trains have rumbled up and over Marias Pass, skirting the south boundary of Glacier National Park, casting rolling shadows on the Middle Fork of the Flathead River below. Until recently the major threat was a grain car derailment, which on occasion left bears woozy from eating fermented grain. Today a derailment involving a 100-car train hauling highly combustible Bakken crude oil risks an environmental catastrophe unprecedented in National Park Service history.
Sunday, May 10th, 2015
Located roughly mid-way between New York City and Philadelphia, the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is a verdant, mountainous oasis cut by a cooling river that attracts millions every year, with most coming during the summer months to relax and gain a bit of respite from the region's notorious humidity. Those millions, though, can be oppressive when squeezed too closely together.

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