Spring has set in throughout the country, perennials are reappearing, if they haven't already started to bloom, and summer vacation for some could be just weeks away. If you need some suggestions on where to float in the National Park System, we have them.
Visiting the Parks
Strolling, appropriately enough, down Elkhorn Avenue, the small band of elk didn’t notice that Estes Park is not inside Rocky Mountain National Park, and you likely won’t, either.
Stunning crimson and brilliant golden sandstone formations paint a truly unique landscape in any season. Cedar Breaks National Monument is home to spectacular views of a three-mile wide, half-mile deep natural amphitheater. Visitors are welcome to experience a variety of activities available within the park. Warm summer months sweep hiking trails with vibrant wildflowers from late June through August.
Rich Lineup Of Programs At Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, Wright Brothers National Memorial
Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial are offering a rich lineup of free interpretative programs today through May 22.
Conserving native plants will be the focus of Shenandoah National Park’s 28th annual Wildflower Weekend coming in early May.
Trailwork in Zion National Park this summer will require the closure of some trails in the Weeping Rock area, according to park officials.
Barring a spring storm, facilities along the 469 miles of the Blue Ridge Parkway will begin opening for the high season on April 1, with most facilities open by June 1.
A glimpse into the past will be available to Valley Forge National Historical Park visitors next weekend during a re-enactment of the Continental Army's winter encampment there in 1777-78.
Where will you turn up in the National Park System this spring? Our friends at Eastern National have the following suggestions for you to consider.
With the travel season not too far off, you should be planning your national park adventures. If you're looking for a great scenic drive, we offer the following for your consideration.