Sunrise on the ochre face of Mt. Sonder in Australia's West MacDonnell National Park beckons to hikers on the increasingly popular Larapinta Trail. The 138-mile trail can be done as a series of day hikes or as a 12- to 16-day through-hike linking water holes, sweeping viewpoints, and ancient river beds.
Special Fee To Tour Ice Caves At Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Covers Park's Expenses...And Then Some
Volunteers Pitch Into To Slice Up, Remove 180-Foot Long Pipe From Elliott Key At Biscayne National Park
Though we can't go back and watch Oregon Trail emigrants rolling across the West in their prairie schooners, we can see some of the sights they witnessed...such as sandhill cranes settling down for the night along the North Platte River in Nebraska and Wyoming.