Glacier Bay is like a Whitman’s Sampler of Alaskan hallmarks: humpback whales, orcas, seals, eagles, brown bears, and building-size columns of ice plunging into the sea.
The dismantling of the Elwha River’s dams in Olympic National Park will free some 70 miles of rollicking whitewater and serious salmon spawning grounds. Celebration is in order.
The only thing better than paddling between empty islands for a few days? Doing so on a diet of fresh lobster.
Take five days to traverse the 40-mile Greenstone Ridge Trail, which spans Isle Royale’s entire windswept spine, keep quiet, and if you’re lucky you’ll catch a glimpse of the pack.
Summer is the time for vacations, camping, climbing, kayaking, and more. National Parks provide some of the best vacations out there.
Great Sand Dunes National Park is a terrific place to enjoy the splendors of nature. While going really, really fast.
There are more than 7,500 climbing routes in Joshua Tree, a mix of bolted and trad, all of them on remarkably clean monzogranite rock.
On May 20, a swath of the American West from Oregon to New Mexico will catch an almost complete solar eclipse. There’s no better place to see this spooky phenomenon than Bryce Canyon National Park.
Here’s a primer on the best existing bike-friendly trails in the national park system.
Pack your passport and credit card but keep your panniers light for this six-day mission through the most majestic scenery south of Alaska.
The PR spin that keeps tourists coming when rabies, kidnapping, and other calamities make headlines
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