Podcasts created for National Parks Traveler

True, for many the main appeal of Yosemite National Park are the soaring cliffs that frame the Yosemite Valley. But if you pay a little closer attention to the landscape, you'll see its many colorful calling cards.
How to manage the elk in Rocky Mountain National Park has been in the news lately, what with the beginning of culling operations. But the decisions on how to manage the elk herds were not made overnight.
Long before they were the backdrop for Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, the mountains in this part of Alaska gave birth to one of the most incredible copper mines in the hemisphere.
Glacier Bay National Park's main attraction are the rivers of ice that course atop the landscape. But what lurks beneath the waters of the bay? This brand new 26-minute video from the National Park Service helps answer that question.
Climate change isn't only expected to erase the glaciers in Glacier National Park. It's also expected to change the vegetation across the park, wiping out meadows of wildflowers with forests prone to burn.
With your summer vacation still months away, now's a great time to consider your national park options. While most know Grand Canyon National Park is a great place for panoramic vistas, it also can be great for hiking. If you're prepared.
Scientists predict that, thanks to a warming climate, within 25 years Glacier National Park will be without its namesake glaciers.
What's all the shaking about at Yellowstone National Park? Is the park, which is situated atop a huge volcano, about to blow it's top?
Why is Yellowstone National Park such a geologic hotspot? This Quicktime videocast, produced as part of the park's "Yellowstone Indepth" series, offers a primer on the park's geothermal basement.
Glacier National Park, thanks to its rivers of ice, is one of the perfect spots in the continental United States to watch climate change at work.
Cheslar Park, Canyonlands National Park. Kurt Repanshek photo.Rock. In every direction you glance in Canyonlands National Park your eye confronts rock. And whether it's twisted, contorted, or shattered rock, it's also more likely than not incredibly colorful.
Happy Valley -- the one in Saguaro National Park, not Penn State -- is somewhat of an anomaly when you think of the desert Southwest.
Wood Stork. Photo by Sarah Zenner, NPS.With winter coming on, the wood storks will be more visible in Everglades National Park, as it's a prime wintering grounds for this big bird. But what's the deal with shuffle? Watch this video to get the answer.
It's been more than a decade since the wolf recovery program was launched in Yellowstone National Park. The results have been nothing short of remarkable.
Half Dome by Scott1956.People the world over travel to Yosemite National Park to stand before Half Dome. And a lucky few manage to climb to the top of this iconic loaf of rock.