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National Park Mystery Spot 48: Running The Boat Ashore

Mystery Spot 48 is a named feature in one of America’s 397 national parks. See if you can identify it using the clues provided below. To answer correctly you must identify the specific physical or cultural feature and the name of the national park in which it is located.

Traveler readers answering correctly will be eligible for our monthly prize drawing and a chance to win a signed copy of Stephen R. Brown's beautiful photo book, the Jewel of the Mall: The World War II Memorial.

Here are all the clues you should need to identify this mystery spot:

Greenhead mallards waddle and quack
And look just fine on my roasting rack.

I had to run my yacht ashore to keep it from sinking.
They warned me about that storm; oh, what was I thinking?!

The answer and a list of readers submitting correct answers will be posted in tomorrow's Traveler.

No cheating!

If we catch you Googling or engaged in other sneakery, we will make you write on the whiteboard 100 times: “The total weight of all the termites on earth exceeds the weight of the human population.”


Thanks Bob....nothing major. I just found out that ignoring a sharp pain in my abdomen can lead to problems. Who knew? But now I have a bunch of time to catch up on NPT articles!

Emergency surgery? Ouch! Here's hoping for a speedy and complete recovery.

I have a really good excuse. I had to have emergency surgery and I'm doped up at the My brain will not work even with coffee. Can I still have one of those fresh baked cookies out of pity?

Not Cape Lookout Lighthouse and not Tom Hooks Cove. What happened?! The ol' Quizmeister was counting on you guys to come through on this one!

Toms Cove Hook, Assateague Island National Seashore. Only yacht I can think of is the presdential yacht that wrecked off the island.

How about Cape Lookout Lighthouse in Cape Lookout National Seashore?

Looks like the Gamecocks are turning it around now.

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