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U.S. National Parks

A Hiking Guide to Yellowstone

The best way to explore Yellowstone National Park is to get out of your car and into the backcountry. On the trail, it’s possible to leave most everything behind and experience the Yellowstone most...

Guide to Bears Ears and Grand Staircase National Monuments

Over the past few months, two of Utah’s national monuments have come to the forefront of American political discourse. On December 4, 2017, President Trump shrank Bears Ears National Monument by 85 percent, and reduced...

U.S. National Parks Swaps

America’s national parks offer visitors stunning vistas and unparalleled opportunities for outdoor exploration. While some parks are more popular than others, they’re also more crowded. If you’re looking to visit a national park but...

How To Find Solitude in Yellowstone National Park

What do you notice about the above boardwalk? It’s empty. A lot of people think Yellowstone is closed in the late fall and early winter, or find the prospect of visiting at that time of year unappealing....

The Magic of Glacier National Park

Nicholas Parker isn’t afraid of a little snow. After all, he grew up in the tiny mountain town of Seeley Lake, Montana, where extreme weather is fairly normal. But this was different. He remembers hiking...

Exploring North Cascades National Park

Washington’s North Cascades National Park is remote, rugged, and inaccessible by car. Though that may deter some from visiting, those are the elements that make it appealing to photographer Nathaniel Wise, who was attracted...
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More Than Just Parks: Zion

The Pattiz brothers like to describe Zion National Park as “the Yosemite of the desert.” The filmmakers of More Than Just Parks ventured to the park during the autumn months, the time of year...

Photographing the U.S. National Parks

Jesse Thorpe was lost. It was 2 a.m. and pitch black. He drove aimlessly, unsure of where to park — it certainly didn’t help that he was unfamiliar with the winding roads of Joshua Tree...

Planning the Perfect National Parks Trip

“There are no words that can tell the hidden spirit of the wilderness, that can reveal its mystery, its melancholy, and its charm.” (Theodore Roosevelt) Basics First national park: Yellowstone Newest national park: Pinnacles Largest...