I've read about the country's newest national monument, the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks in New Mexico. What should I bring when I go there: my mountain bike, hiking boots, or climbing shoes?
Everyone has heard of the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Yosemite—and for good reason. These national parks are American treasures. But their red ravines, spewing geysers and endless valleys attract countless visitors, especially come summer. If you want a dose of natural beauty sans crazy crowds, you might want to plan a trip to one of these beautiful but somewhat lesser known national parks.
National parks are America's greatest recreational asset. Now an overdue movement will make them even better.
I stopped at Delicate Arch in Arches National Park, Utah, on my way from Ohio to California. Because there are so many images of this famous landmark—most of which are taken at the same angle—I...
Yosemite National Park offers arguably the most scenic hiking in the country. The only challenge? Picking which trail to hike.
Despite light pollution, there are still many places to escape the city and see the stars.
Visitors flock to Grand Canyon National Park, for awe-inspiring views. If a quick peeping trip isn’t enough, here are a few places to camp on the South and North Rims...
There are better ways to see our national parks than staring at Old Faithful or crawling in Yosemite's traffic.
Acadia National Park, Maine
Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado and Utah
Carlsbad Caverns National Park and Big Bend National Park
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Wisconsin
Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
The outbreak, which killed three, didn’t only attack the lungs of its victims. It messed with the psyche of the rest of us, too.
Why the crisis in California’s state parks could foretell turmoil for public playgrounds everywhere.