# National park
Exploring Historic Fort
Castillo San Cristóbal in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico
Exploring Mount Rainier National Park
Standing at 14,410 feet tall, Mount Rainier is the tallest peak in the lower 48 states. It’s is beautiful to see — especially on a clear day. Below I will discuss what to do at Mount Rainier National park to make sure you experience it to the fullest.
The Only Rain Forest in United States
Exploring El Yunque National Forest
Discover Cuyahoga Valley: A Hidden Gem in the Midwest
Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a hidden gem in Ohio worth visiting. Located 30 minutes south of Cleveland and Akron, this park has a diverse landscape of forests, meadows, wetlands, and rivers and a rich history and culture. Being an urban park, it’s not entirely like other big national parks because it’s intersected by small towns and somewhat disbursed. However, that means cell service is plentiful, roads are paved, and locations are easier to navigate. Visitors find waterfalls, a spectacular river, and more than 125 miles of trails.
Shenandoah National Park provides updates on Millers Head fire
LURAY, VA – As of September 11, firefighters from the National Park Service, the Virginia Department of Forestry and the U.S. Forest Service Idaho City Hotshots are still battling a wildland blaze that began on Friday, September 8.
This Toxic Washington Region Is 'America's Chernobyl'
America does not have a good track record when it comes to the cleanup and acknowledgment of toxic waste. While many people are aware of the Love Canal Disaster that literally took years for the federal government to acknowledge, most are totally unaware that there's a ticking time bomb of a toxic mess in Washington.
Hot Springs National Park: Arkansas' Natural Oasis
Hot Springs National Park, located in the center of Arkansas, is a timeless haven where the allure of the environment's therapeutic waters combines with a rich tapestry of history. This park offers a restorative escape into the lap of Mother Nature and occupies a significant role in the history of the country as America's first national reserve.
COMPLETE Visitors Guide to HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK | History | Highlights | Mountains??
In this video, we are going to share with you our amazing trip to Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas. Also, while educating you of its past. This park is one of the most unique and beautiful places we've ever visited and can't wait to show you why. Hot Springs National Park is not your typical national park. It's actually the 2nd smallest one in the country, but it has so much to offer. The main attraction is, of course, the hot springs. These are natural springs that flow out of the ground at a temperature of about 143°F (62°C). They have been used for centuries by Native Americans and later by European settlers for their healing and therapeutic properties. You can experience the hot springs in different ways, such as soaking in a historic bathhouse, taking a dip in a modern spa, or even drinking the water from a fountain. But there's more to this park than just the hot springs. There's also a rich history and culture that you can explore.
Explore the Badlands: Scenic Drives, Wildlife & More
Nestled in southwestern South Dakota, Badlands National Park harbors sprawling mixed-grass prairies amid surreal layered spires, buttes, and canyons. A closer look reveals vast communities of prairie dogs going about their day as more giant animals like bison and bighorn sheep garner all the attention. With its diverse landscapes and animals, the park offers a memorable experience. We cover everything you need to know for your Badlands National Park visit.
Murder, Mystery, and Lost Treasure: The Folklore and Dark History of the Natchez Trace
The Natchez Trace Parkway is one of the few roads in the country that is also designated as a national park. The 444-mile road slices through the northwest corner of Alabama as it connects Nashville, Tennessee, with Natchez, Mississippi. The route that the parkway takes has a remarkable history dating back over 10,000 years. Growing up near "the Trace," as we called it in northwest Alabama, I heard many legends associated with the Natchez Trace Parkway. Here are a few of my favorites.
Shenandoah Park rangers launch full-scale search for missing 75-year-old hiker
LURAY, Va. – Shenandoah National Park personnel have announced that a search for a missing elderly hiker is underway. Sometime in the early hours of Friday, September 1, Shenandoah National Park rangers were notified that a Jerry Bailey (address not disclosed) was missing.
Explore Acadia: 10 Ideas for Fun in Maine's National Park
Acadia National Park is unique because of being one with the community, sections of it interspersed and overlapping small towns with deep coastal heritage. It’s a place to see if you like hiking, biking, climbing, swimming, camping, boating, fishing, or watching the sunrise. If the rugged coastal landscape, abundant forest, and natural scenery beside the ocean sound appealing, this may be the place for you.
Discovering Earth's Dynamic Forces: Lassen Volcanic National Park
Lassen Volcanic National Park, located in northern California, is a geological paradise that attracts both explorers and nature lovers. This mesmerizing park displays the unadulterated beauty and powerful forces that have formed the terrain throughout the ages. Lassen Volcanic National Park offers a thrilling trip through nature's artistic expression, from scorching fumaroles to breathtaking peaks. This article will examine the distinctive qualities, colourful surroundings, and alluring activities that make this national treasure special.
Free programs for all ages at the Shenandoah National Park Night Sky Festival through August 13
LURAY, Va.– Shenandoah National Park, in Virginia, is celebrating its annual Night Sky Festival, through August 13, 2023. Speakers at the event will encourage visitors to gain appreciation for dark skies through a variety of special programs and activities. Park ranger-led programs will focus on wild animals that rely on dark skies, each planet’s role in the solar system, and stories told by the constellations. Participants are invited to enjoy targazing, constellation tours, Junior Ranger activities, and more.
Exploring Colorado: Must-Experience Attractions for Adventure Seekers
Colorado, the Centennial State, is known for its awe-inspiring natural beauty, diverse attractions and year-round activities. Colorado has something for everyone, from snow-capped mountains and lush forests to vibrant cities and charming mountain towns.
The Tallest Waterfall in California is Also the Most Spectacular
Looking for something cool to do outdoors? In the heart of California, within a renowned national park, you can find one of the state's most remarkable natural wonders. This natural jewel, a mesmerizing waterfall, holds the title as the tallest in North America.
Stormy Morning at Voyageurs National Park
Stormy morning at Voyageurs National Park means no go on water fun, but can still make a few lands stops in this national park.
California hiker, 71, gives news interview moments before dying in dangerous 121-degree Death Valley heat
A man who died after visiting Death Valley National Park when temperatures hit a life-threatening 121 degrees has been identified as Steve Curry, 71, of Sunland in Los Angeles County, the Inyo County Sheriff's Office said.