Overview

Phantom Ship, Crater Lake National Park, copyright Kurt Repanshek
08/14/2014 | Sailing To Nowhere At Crater Lake | Kurt Repanshek
Bumpass Hell, Lassen Volcanic National Park, copyright Kurt Repanshek
08/14/2014 | Bumpass's Hell | Kurt Repanshek
08/03/2014 | Into The Shimmering Night | Larry McAfee, NPS
08/03/2014 | The Yellow Mounds Of South Dakota... | Larry McAfee, NPS
Pacific Creek, Oregon Trail. Copyright Kurt Repanshek
07/04/2014 | A Most Difficult Trail.... | Kurt Repanshek
American oystercatcher, Cape Hatteras National Seashore/NPS
06/19/2014 | Speak Softly And Carry....A Big Beak! | National Park Service

Features

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
Fall is a season of transition in the National Park System, from long, hot days with crowded roads and trails, to cooler, crisper weather that beckons you to make a few more trips before winter sets in. Here is the third of four suggestions to jump on now, or to add to your to-do list.
Sunday, September 21st, 2014
The grandeur of America’s national parks so inspired QT Luong, he quit a career in computer science, and embarked on a decades-long project to photograph all 59 parks, from Acadia National Park to Zion.
Sunday, September 21st, 2014
There are endless ways to experience our magnificent national parks. We are surrounded by stunning scenery, awash in light and color. Our ears capture the rush of waterfalls in spring and elk bugling in autumn. Scents of crisp air, pines, and wildflowers greet us. Stick your feet into a mountain stream and feel the bonechilling temperatures, or touch the softness of a Pussytoes flower. These types of activities allow us yet another type of experience.
Thursday, September 18th, 2014
Trails, basically, are connections. They connect one place to another. At Acadia National Park in Maine, Friends of Acadia this year helped the park improve connections by adding a trio of trails that link the Blackwoods Campground and the village of Otter Creek with some of the park’s most popular hiking trails.
Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
I recently received an invitation to sleep in a log cabin. Not something new and swanky, mind you. Instead, my imagination was sparked because this cabin was built in 1817, around the time Davy Crockett was earning his reputation as a frontiersman, storyteller, and politician.

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