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Snowkiting Across North Dakota

To raise awareness about North Dakota's enormous—and unrealized—windpower potential, three buddies decided to snowkite across the state....

Acadia

More than a quarter of the craggy seafront and piney hills of 35,000-acre Acadia was bequeathed to the publicbetween 1935 and 1960 by John D. Rockefeller Jr., a man who knew how to live—and what...

Grand Teton and Yellowstone

Yellowstone was our first national park, and in the eyes of many—with all those white-capped mountains, wandering wolves, and, not least, Old Faithful—is still champion. But neighbor Grand Teton...

Canyonlands

The ur-western red-rock landscape of cinema, myth, and postcard, Canyonlands is southern Utah's most famous park but nowhere near its most popular. Its neighbor, Arches National Park, sees far...

Golden Gate

A city park on a grand and wild scale, the 114-square-mile Golden Gate National Parks run up and down the coastline for about 60 miles near San Francisco, hopscotching around private land and...

North Cascades

With so many knife-edge traverses and white-rimmed vistas, it's the Alps, only in America, and minus the lederhosen. Much better that way. ...

Andre Agassi

At 37, Andre Agassi might be ancient for tennis, but he's gunning for rookie of the year in the world of mountain-resort developers. This spring, Agassi, along with wife and fellow Grand Slam...

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