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Least Visited National Parks in 2016

Last year was a record-breaking one in terms of visits to <b>America’s national parks, the country’s “best idea.”</b> There were 331 million recreation …

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This Couple Visited Every National Park in One Year

Ever wish you could quit it all, hop in a car and drive? One Missouri couple did just that and turned their adventure into a national campaign for …

How to avoid national park crowds this summer

A record 330 million people visited a U.S. National Park in 2016, and while it’s great news that people want to explore the outdoors, it means that hiking trails and scenic drives are likely to reach capacity this year-- especially during the peak summer months.<p>If you're planning a trip to one of …

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Pet-Friendly National Parks To Visit This Summer with Your Dog | Reader's Digest

Grand Canyon National Park<p>Erik Harrison/shuttertstock Experience the grandeur of this stunning natural wonder with your dog along the 13 miles of the …

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Smokies still the most visited national park (WBIR)

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Olympic National Park Added Nearly $400 Million to Local Economy in 2016

In the current climate of political uncertainty, America’s Public Lands are under constant attack. Whether it is a desire to drill in and around …

10 Ultimate National Parks Adventures

Looking for the greatest national park experience ever? Take on one of these ten challenges.<p>Over 300 million people head to U.S. national parks every …

Crystal Cave Area At Sequoia National Park To Get Improvements (National Parks Traveler)

Olympic National Park, Glaciers and Climate Change

Olympic National Park is known for numerous awesome natural wonders. From moss-covered rainforests in old-growth forests to cascading waterfalls …

A Guide to Dry Tortugas National Park

These remote isles are a park lover's paradise.<p>The seven isles of Dry Tortugas National Park cluster together like gemstones in the shimmering Gulf …

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Browse & Download 1,198 Free High Resolution Maps of U.S. National Parks

I cannot, and do not wish to, imagine the U.S. without its National Park system. The sale and/or despoliation of this more than 80 million acres of …

The 6 Best Hikes in Glacier National Park

With over 1,000,000 acres of pristine wilderness, <b>forests</b>, alpine meadows and lakes, it’s no wonder <b>Glacier National Park</b> is one of the most visited …

11 U.S. National Parks That Are Ripe for Adventure

?: Travel With BenderThough Americans are notorious for traveling internationally less than any other nationality, it’s kind of understandable why. …

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A Beautiful Tribute to Yosemite National Park

In honor of the National Park Service's 100th birthday, Huckberry paid homage to Yosemite. This film from Alex Souza and Jacob Souza explores how the park has shaped their life experiences. The search for solitude takes them into the backcountry, far from the masses. Find more videos from Huckberry …

Photo of the Week: Capturing Bryce Canyon

DEBBIE KEENER | Courtesy photo<p>This year, the United States National Park Service marked its 100th anniversary. And you better believe Debbie Keener …

Weekend Jaunt: Joshua Tree National Park

Just three hours east of Los Angeles lies the desert oasis of Joshua Tree National Park. A haven for hikers, campers and rock climbers it offers the …

See 150 Years of Photography in America’s National Parks

The George Eastman Museum in Rochester is one of many places where you can celebrate the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. In <i>Photography</i> …

7 reasons to visit North Cascades National Park

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The roads that made Americans fall in love with their national parks

They may well be the most important development in the history of the National Park Service, which turns 100 this year. Consider that in the early 20th century, the parks were remote and hard to reach. The automobile changed that, so much so that the National Park road trip became an important part …

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Top 10 National Parks of the West

16 cool things you probably didn't know about Big Bend National Park

Devils Postpile

Elk in the Rocky Mountains.

Cascade ( Mt Rainier National park )

Potomac River At Great Falls

Grizzly in the Rain {In Explore 9/3/16}

I Got Your Back

An Evening at the Arch

Last Thursday morning, the country singer Emmylou Harris arrived at Arch Park, in Gardiner, Montana, for a sound check, wearing a light sweater and a scarf against the lingering Rocky Mountain chill, strands of snow-white hair falling down around her cat-eye glasses. That evening, Harris was to …

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