Category: National Parks

Mar 19

8 Reasons To Visit The Mojave National Preserve!

Mojave National Preserve is a little gem set in Southern California’s Mojave Desert.  Here are just eight amazing reasons to visit: 1. The Lava Tube This hidden gem under the desert floor is an amazing and magical experience. The Lava Tube which can only be accessed by a 5 mile dirt road, is a great …

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Feb 25

5 Reasons to Visit Big Bend National Park

1. THE ISOLATION – Big Bend, which is in southwest Texas and includes the entire Chisos mountain range and a good portion of the Chihuahuan Desert, is 1,250 square miles, and about the size of Rhode Island. With around 300,000 visitors per year that breaks down to around only 821 visitors per day. That means every …

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Aug 28

Tadoba National Park Birds

Tadoba National Park is situated in the center of India, at Chandrapur district in the state of Maharashtra. The name of the reserve is – Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve, it is the biggest Tiger reserve forest and largest National park in Maharashtra. Andhari is named after the Andhari River that flows through forests and thereafter …

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Jul 31

Grand Lake, Colorado – Not to Be Missed When Visiting Rocky Mountain National Park

Many tourists who visit Rocky Mountain National Park only experience the town of Estes Park on its eastern side. But for those lucky travellers who take the Trail Ridge Road (U.S. 34, the highest continuous motorway in the United States, with more than eight miles above 11,000 feet) 48 miles across Rocky Mountain National Park …

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Jan 10

Canadian Camping Goes Beyond Tents

Camping has changed a lot over the past 50 years, but one thing that has remained the same is the wonderful memories families make together during their outdoor adventures. In Canada’s national parks and other hidden gems including several national historic sites, campers can reserve a variety of accommodations, as basic as a rustic tent-only …

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May 08

U.S. National Parks, Stunning Beauty and Variety

It’s impossible to completely convey in a single article the stunning beauty and variety of the U.S. National Parks. They range over the moonscape-like areas of the Badlands in South Dakota and the Petrified National Forest in Arizona to the lush greenery of the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee or Crater Lake, Oregon. In between …

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Apr 17

Top Five Reasons Rocky Mountain National Park Is Our Most Unique Park

Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most beautiful places on earth. With a rich history and rare wildlife, the park has more to offer than just outstanding views. Below are the top five reasons Rocky Mountain National Park is unique. One: RMNP is one of the oldest parks in the United States. In …

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Jun 08

Yellowstone

The oldest park in the U.S. National Park system, Yellowstone was established in 1872 and it covers almost 3,500 square miles (9,000 km²). But, those dry facts don’t begin to convey the magnificence of this heavily forested, geyser-strewn land in Wyoming. It’s no accident that nearly three million visitors enjoy the park every year. There …

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Jun 08

Petrified Forest

Sometimes, over millions of years of being exposed to the elements, wood eventually turns to something like stone. That obscure fact of chemistry takes on a whole new dimension in the Petrified National Park in Arizona. Here, visitors can find some of nature’s most beautiful colors, along with its most fascinating ancient sights. The Badlands …

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May 26

Grand Canyon

First, some dry facts about the Grand Canyon in northern Arizona. The canyon is over 275 miles long and a mile deep. In parts, it is 18 miles wide, four miles at the narrowest point. Elevations range from 2,400 feet above sea level to over 7,000 feet. The canyon extends from Lees Ferry at the …

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