Puzzles, Mysteries, and Reviews

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

  • Water water everywhere, and more than a drop to drink. But where is that water? And what are those islands?

    The National Park System claims lots of water, and lots of islands. Some water is fresh, some salty. And some islands are tropical, while others are covered with hardwood forests. Do you know where this water, and these islands, can be found?

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

  • To those who love mushrooms, what could be finer than sauteing up a mess of freshly collected 'shrooms to go along with your freeze-dried dinner or the trout you hooked in the backcountry of a national park?

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

  • 1. True or false? The National Park Service is responsible for keeping the eternal flame lit at John F. Kennedy’s grave in Arlington National Cemetery.

    2. True or false? Battleground National Cemetery in Rock Creek Park is one of America’s smallest national cemeteries.

    3. True or false?

  • Beginning August 5, Traveler is moving to an every-other-Wednesday production schedule for the quizzes. Although we'll no longer have a standard 10-12 item quiz each and every Wednesday, we'll offer a brain teaser of some kind every Wednesday, and you'll still have a quiz to challenge you every other week.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

  • 1. True or false? Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is the largest of the three National Park System units that have “Dunes” as part of their name.

    2. True of false? The National Park Service has placed a system wide ban on sandboarding, a sport practiced on sand dunes using equipment and techniques similar to surfboarding.

    3. True or false?

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