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Documentary Captures Spirit of America's Wildest Refuge

Alaska is a magical place. It's wild and rugged and offers sweeping landscapes, abundant wildlife, and a true sense of wilderness. An amazing documentary, titled America’s Wildest Refuge: Discovering the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, offers a chance to view some of Alaska's most majestic scenery.

The hour-long documentary offers sweeping views of the refuge, as well as great shots of the wildlife that call it home. We've found a trailer of America's Wildest Refuge, which is definitely worth your time.

Sweet Deal: Save 25% at Xanterra’s Online Park Shops

Bring the Parks HomeBring the parks home with this sweet deal, good through the end of July.

Did you run out of time to grab the perfect souvenir during your last national park adventure? Do you need a great trip-planning book or video in advance of your summer vacation?

GreenXC Will Travel Cross-Country to Raise Money for Parks and Forests

GreenXC LogoWe recently crossed paths with a group of young, adventurous travelers called GreenXC. Their goal is to help raise awareness about national parks, forests and other public lands by traveling cross-country exclusively via rideshares.

August is National S'more Month

August is National S'more Month, and August 10 is National S'more Day! So celebrate by stocking up on some sweet treats and getting outside. Nothing beats toasting marshmallows over the campfire and customizing your own s'more as part of this tasty outdoor tradition.

Things We Like: "Keith Wants to Walk the Appalachian Trail"

One of our favorite photo blogs is "A Walk Through Durham Township, Pennsylvania."

It documents the people, plants and animals of Durham Township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and nearby areas.

We absolute loved this photo: "Keith Wants to Walk the Appalachian Trail."

Things We Like: Charley Harper's National Park Posters

We love Charley Harper's amazing posters, many of which have National Park themes.

Good News: Recycle your Brita Filters

Good news! You can now recycle your used Brita filters at drop-off locations nationwide. Brita has teamed up with Preserve Products, a leading maker of 100 percent recycled household consumer goods, to collect and recycle Brita filters.

Sweet Deal: Save on Klean Kanteen Half Gallon Bottle

We just found out about this great deal from the folks at Klean Kanteen, just in time for summer adventures:

Free Admission to National Parks on June 21

Start summer with a free visit to a national park! The National Park Service is waiving all entrance fees on June 21—the first day of summer.

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