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Historic Philadelphia Brings History to Life at Valley Forge NHP

Philadelphia is home to some of the most important locations in the history of early America. The Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the Betsy Ross House are all national symbols of the colonies forging their early independence.

Grand Canyon’s North Rim a throwback to a simpler time

June 27, 2011, 8:28 am
Talk to travelers about the differences between the North and South rims of Grand Canyon National Park, and most will say the north offers more solitude. Only 10 miles separate the two edges of the mile-deep chasm, but the north is about 1,000 feet higher in elevation, is closed during ...

Explore National Parks by Taking the Shuttle

June 16, 2011, 10:21 am
Vacations are meant to be relaxing, not spent in traffic. If you are planning to visit a national park during peak season, consider taking a shuttle. Not only do you avoid the hassle of driving, but you’re helping reduce emissions and noise in the park.   Acadia National Park From late June ...

Mother bear spotted with cubs near roadside in Grand Teton National Park.

June 8, 2011, 2:35 pm
Grand Teton National Park’s most famous grizzly bear — dubbed 399 by researchers — is once again roaming the roadsides around Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park, and again with three new cubs at her heels. Starting in 2006, grizzly 399 raised three cubs within sight of roads in ...

National Park Service goes green while replacing damaged structures

June 7, 2011, 1:16 pm
From a distance, the new building at Lake Mohave's Cotton­wood Cove Marina looks like any other office building except that a dock leads to its front door instead of a sidewalk. But a closer look reveals that this 2,000-square-foot marina operations facility is unlike any other in the world. In fact, ...

Is walking on the road illegal in all parks or just Yellowstone.
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Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Photography, Picnicking, Touring
9 years ago
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This kind of information varies from park to park.  I would suggest contacting the park you are visiting and to find out their policy.

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June 11, 2011 is National Get Outdoors Day!

May 24, 2011, 12:57 pm
With the school year winding down and the weather heating up, summer is one of the best seasons to explore the outdoors with the family. Saturday, June 11, 2011, will mark the third consecutive year of National Get Outdoors Day. Also known as GO-Day, the specially designated day encourages ...

Explore the Depths of Crater Lake

May 24, 2011, 9:31 am
Located in the heart of Southern Oregon, Crater Lake National Park is a must-see for any fan of the outdoors. Named for the deepest lake in the country, the park encompasses dazzling Crater Lake and the surrounding mountains. With hiking trails through pines and hemlock forests, the park is ...

Spring Mountains National Recreation Area

The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area is part of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Better known to locals as Mount Charleston, it is located just 30 minutes from downtown Las Vegas and encompasses more than 316,000 acres of remarkable beauty and surprising diversity. Enjoy snow-capped mountain peaks that are surrounded by ...

RV Centennial Cookbook: For Tasty Food on the Road

April 14, 2011, 11:30 am
by Heather Crowley One of the most popular ways to get out and explore the parks of this great country is by RVing to a destination. The first campers were created in 1910 and with over a century of change, RVs are still thriving. While rolling down the highway can ...

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