The Latest News & Views

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

  • Today practically all you need to say is "Bryce Canyon" to create a colorful mental picture of this Southwestern gem of the National Park System. But back in the early 1900s when a travelogue of the park was filmed, the color had to be in the narrative.

Monday, March 30th, 2009

  • Yellowstone National Park is "charismatic mega-fauna" defined. Spend a handful of days in the park and you're likely to spy wolves, elk, grizzlies, black bears, moose and more. But salamanders?

  • Seven

    The number of new units added to the National Park System during George W. Bush’s two terms in office.

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

  • While the lion's share of parks-related content shows up right here on the Traveler's home page, there's more behind the scenes.

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

  • Here at Traveler we’ve been thinking about doing a series of posts about magazine ads filmed in national parks. Of course, there are also ads featuring products people can use in national parks. You know what I mean -- parkas, climbing gear, hiking boots, binoculars, watches, bras, that sort of thing.