NATIONAL PARK

Synchronous Fireflies: Your Guide to the Great Smokies’ Annual Light Show

Up and down the Eastern US, fireflies (or lightning bugs) are an essential part of summer nights, twinkling against the…

8 months ago

Is Big Bend National Park Worth Visiting?

Yes, Big Bend National Park in Texas is beautiful and definitely worth visiting. That's the short answer. Big Bend National…

2 years ago

Which Entrance Is Best for Joshua Tree?

When it comes to planning your getaway to the Joshua Tree area and to Joshua Tree National Park, there are…

2 years ago

Best Camping Near National Parks

Most campgrounds within the National Park System are first come, first serve, or booked months in advance. If you're more…

3 years ago

Meet the Art Rangers

The Art Rangers has the mission of using art to protect the U.S. National Parks. Photographers can donate their photographs…

4 years ago

A Desert Road Trip from Colorado to California

A few years back a few friends and I drove from Colorado to California, traveling through what  is sure to…

4 years ago

Big Sky Ranch Camping West of Yellowstone National Park

Diamond P Ranch Camping is located conveniently just off the highway (but far enough from the road that you won’t hear…

4 years ago

A Taste of Idaho Farm Life: A Can’t Miss Stop Between Yellowstone and Grand Teton

We arrived at Ewe n Me Farm fairly early in the morning. The drive from West Yellowstone to Teton, Idaho was a…

4 years ago

Three Days in JTree

Cover image by Ben Horton. Calling all Weekend Warriors—fill up your Camelbacks, pack up your tents, and grab some trail mix…

5 years ago

Gypsy Springs Ranch

Procrastinators rejoice: Gypsy Springs Ranch is the kind of destination that rewards a late start. We set off one fall afternoon for…

5 years ago

Finding Your Desert Zen at Joshua Tree

Daily bustle of life can disrupt the inner peace and leave you feeling unbalanced and disconnected. I find myself getting…

5 years ago

Old Yosemite Magic

As we sat perched on a rock atop Glacier Point, our eyes glued to the fading light on Half Dome,…

5 years ago