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Best National Park Adventures for Kids

Adventure<p>You want to take your kids on an unforgettable adventure in one of our spectacular national parks—but which one? In his new book, 100 Places That Can Change Your Child's Life, editor, author, and dad Keith Bellows names the best parks for families—and much more. See his 11 park picks …

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Arches: Utah's iconic national park features fun for all ages

If you think of the symbols of Utah best known nationally and even internationally, the ones that come to mind might be Salt Lake City’s Temple …

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Rising water in Many Glacier on June 19. Storms have impacted trails. Use caution, report damage to 406-888-7800 (jl) http://t.co/qtdesXaQJz

Instagram this: Yellowstone reopens 86-year-old photo shop

It may have originated as a store for old-school souvenir postcards and pictures, but the revived, 86-year-old Old Faithful Haynes Photo Shop reopening today in Yellowstone National Park now readily welcomes smartphone camera carriers and other modern shutterbugs.<p>Originally built in 1927, the shop …

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Beat the crowds at these little-known national parks

Interested in seeing America’s national parks, but don’t want to fight the crowds at big-name destinations such as Yosemite and Yellowstone?<p>The National Park Foundation (NPF) has come up with an alternative—25 alternatives, to be exact—in its new guide, <i>The Places Nobody Knows</i>.<p>The guide spotlights …

National Parks Nobody Knows

Everybody loves Yosemite, Yellowstone, and the Grand Canyon, and with good reason. Those and other icons of the National Park System are undeniably …

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Venture Deep Underground in This Breathtaking National Park

Travel<p>With over 400 miles of explored caverns and passages, Kentucky's Mammoth Cave National Park has plenty to offer the adventurous visitor.<p><b>Location:</b> Kentucky<b><br>Established:</b> July 1, 1941<b><br>Size:</b> 52,830 acres<p>Under a swath of Kentucky hills and hollows is a limestone labyrinth that became the heartland …

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These Colorful, Dramatic Cliffs Are a Half Million Years Old

Travel<p><b>Location: South Dakota<br>Established: November 10, 1978<br>Size: 244,300 acres</b><p>They call it The Wall. It extends for a hundred miles through the dry plains of South Dakota—a huge natural barrier ridging the landscape, sculptured into fantastic pinnacles and tortuous gullies by the forces of water. …

Discover the Phantom-Like Rock Spires of Bryce Canyon

TravelUtah's National Parks<p>For millions of years water has carved Utah's rugged landscape.<p><b>Location:</b> Utah<b><br>Established:</b> September 15, 1928<b><br>Size:</b> 35,835 acres<p>Perhaps nowhere are the forces of natural erosion more tangible than at Bryce Canyon. Its wilderness of phantom-like rock spires, or hoodoos, …

These Striking Rock Formations Are up to 270 Million Years Old

TravelUtah's National Parks<p>Capitol Reef National Park is a place of dramatic beauty and serenity so remote that the nearest traffic light is 78 miles away.<p><b>Location:</b> Utah<b><br>Established:</b> December 18, 1971<b><br>Size:</b> 241,904 acres<p>The unifying geographic feature of Capitol Reef is the Waterpocket Fold. For a …

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Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Travel<p><b>Location: Ohio<br>Established: October 11, 2000<br>Size: 33,000 acres</b><p>If there is one word that typifies Cuyahoga Valley, it might well be "surprise." To begin, many people are surprised by the simple fact that a national park exists in northeastern Ohio, between the sprawling cities of Cleveland and …

This National Park is Part of the First International Peace Park

Travel<p><b>Location: Montana<br>Established: May 11, 1910<br>Size: 1,013,572 acres</b><p><b>Did You Know?</b><p>Water originating in Glacier National Park—much of it from snowmelt—can be considered the headwater of the continent. Water that runs down Triple Divide Peak flows in three directions, eventually winding up in the …

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The Grand Canyon: Millions of Years in the Making

Travel<p><b>Location: Arizona<br>Established: February 26, 1919<br>Size: 1,217,403 acres</b><p>The road to the Grand Canyon from the south crosses a gently rising plateau that gives no hint at what is about to unfold. You wonder if you have made a wrong turn. All at once an immense gorge a mile deep and up to 18 miles …

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Look Up to the Stunning Rugged Peaks of This National Park

Travel<p><b>Location: Wyoming<br>Established: February 26, 1929<br>Size: 309,994 acres</b><p>The peaks of the Teton Range, regal and imposing as they stand nearly 7,000 feet above the valley floor, make one of the boldest geologic statements in the Rockies. Unencumbered by foothills, they rise through steep coniferous …

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Some of the World's Oldest Trees Live in This Park

Travel<p><b>Location: Nevada<br>Established: October 27, 1986<br>Size: 77,180 acres</b><p>An Ice Age landscape of glacier-carved peaks rises more than a mile from the desert floor. The park takes its name from the vast region that extends east from California's Sierra Nevada to Utah's Wasatch Range, and from southern …

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Explore the Largest Sand Dunes in North America

Travel<p><b>Location: Colorado<br>Established: September 13, 2004<br>Size: 149,137 acres</b><p>Visitors to the Great Sand Dunes experience an undeniable sense of wonder, just as happens in so many of our most spectacular national parks. In contrast to the sudden shock of walking to the rim of the Grand Canyon, though, …

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This is the Most Visited National Park in the United States

Travel<p><b>Location: North Carolina and Tennessee<br>Established: June 15, 1934<br>Size: 521,896 acres</b><p>The fact invariably stated about Great Smoky is this: It is the nation's busiest park, drawing more than nine million visitors a year, twice the number of any other national park. Most of the millions see the …

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Camp In the Remote Backwoods of This Beautiful Island Park

Travel<p>Rising from the waters of Lake Superior, Isle Royale National Park is a remote paradise.<p><b>Location:</b> Michigan<b><br>Established:</b> April 3, 1940<b><br>Size:</b> 571,790 acres<p>Out of the vastness of Lake Superior rises an island known more for its immigrant wolves and moose than for its splendors as a park. But the …

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Soar Over the Elaborate Cliffside Villages of the Pueblo People

Travel<p>Archaeologists have located some 600 cliff dwellings in Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park.<p>Travel<p><b>Location:</b> Colorado <b><br>Established:</b> June 29, 1906 <b><br>Size:</b> 52,074 acres<p>At Mesa Verde, Spanish for "green table," multistoried dwellings fill the cliff-rock alcoves that rise 2,000 feet above Montezuma …

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Venture Into the Wild 'American Alps'

Travel<p>Washington's North Cascades National Park offer a mix of recreation and true wilderness.<p><b>Location:</b> Washington<b><br>Established:</b> October 2, 1968<b><br>Size:</b> 684,000 acres, includes two recreation areas<p>With glacier-clad peaks rising almost vertically from thickly forested valleys, the North Cascades are …

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Travel<p><b>Location: Colorado<br>Established: January 26, 1915<br>Size: 265,873 acres</b><p>Nowhere else in the United States can a visitor see so much alpine country with such ease. A mere two-hour drive from Denver, Trail Ridge Road takes visitors into the heart of Rocky Mountain National Park, traversing a ridge …

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Travel<p><b>Location: North Dakota<br>Established: November 10, 1978<br>Size: 70,447 acres</b><p>Theodore Roosevelt is unique among the scenic parks in that it preserves not only an extraordinary landscape but also the memory of an extraordinary man. It honors the president who probably did more for the National Park …

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Voyageurs National Park

Travel<p><b>Location: Minnesota<br>Established: April 8, 1975<br>Size: 218,054 acres</b><p>From the air, the forest areas of Voyageurs look like green pieces of a jigsaw puzzle scattered on a huge mirror. A North Woods realm of more than 30 lakes and more than 900 islands, Voyageurs spans a watery stretch of the …

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Wind Cave National Park

Travel<p><b>Location: South Dakota<br>Established: January 9, 1903<br>Size: 28,295 acres</b><p>Too many visitors leave Wind Cave National Park knowing only half of its charms. Ironically, the half they know is the half that's not visible from the surface.<p>Above the spectacular underground labyrinth for which the park is …

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