By Deby Dixonand and Rebecca Latson. Photography In The National Parks: Looking Back On 2014 Click through for more. :-)
From what you've told us, you're going places in 2015, from domestic destinations such as Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota to international locales like the European Arctic.
Bicycle Adventures is offering trips in Taiwan that include cultural attractions and national parks.
Natural Habitat Adventures’ 13-day tour of Myanmar and Thailand offers an in-depth look at the countries’ little-known national parks and wildlife reserves.
Thanks to the wonderful Twitter feed from the park rangers at the Grand Canyon National Park, we have this incredible shot of a light dusting of snow that fell over the Grand Canyon today. Read more...
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all! As is my tradition, I offer up once again a very big Christmas tree, the General Grant Tree in Kings Canyon National Park. The tree is so large (268 feet high, 40 feet across at the base) that it took three pictures for me to capture it. Show More Summary
An inexperienced baby impala at South Africa’s Kruger National Park, still too young to know how to choose its friends wisely, ended up befriending a leopard. It struck up a friendship with the deadly beast it chanced upon, after having strayed from its mother. Show More Summary
This time-lapse video showing how the NHL is converting a baseball field into a rink for the big game is amazing. If nothing else, it'll get you amped for the Winter Classic between the Blackhawks and Capitals. It's objectively one of the coolest (no pun intended) sporting events of the year.
Photo Gallery – The Best National Park Photos of 2014
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It has been a long 10 days for Steven Van Lonkhuyzen has his two boys after the man's Mitsubishi Pajero became stuck in thick mud, stranding the three while visiting Expedition National Park on December 11th. The post Australian Dad, and Two Sons Rescued After 10 Days in Outback appeared first on Growing Your Baby.
The bright, jewel-toned colors of Yellowstone's Thermal Springs have attracted many tourists since the area became the nation's first national park in 1872. But the water's incredible hues actually came about because humans dumped so much stuff into the pools, and now scientists have figured out how to re-create the color change effect.Read full article >>
(NOTE: To interact with the photos, click on different elements in the frame in the foreground, midground and background.) From Skaftafell National Park, a climber takes in a view of Hvannadalshnukur, Iceland's highest peak (6,923 ft.). Although covered in ice, the peak is on the rim of the summit crater of the Oraefajokull volcano, the […]
(NOTE: To interact with the photos, click on different elements in the frame in the foreground, midground and background.)From Skaftafell National Park, a climber takes in a view of Hvannadalshnukur, Iceland's highest peak (6,923 ft.). Show More Summary
The good news is that 268 of the 401 national parks have no entrance fees at all — ever — but the even better news is that there are times of the year where free access is available to those national parks which do charge an entrance fee. Show More Summary
Travel is a 24/7/365 business, so at the end of every week we'll share stories you may have missed. · Manhattan Project Test Sites Will Soon Become National Parks [Popular Mechanics] · Inside The Explorers Club, Manhattan's Best-Kept...Show More Summary
Do you know these places? Would a place that has cliffs like these merit being declared a national park?Thankfully, these rocky precipices are in a national park already. But these are not the iconic features that end up in the photo collections of the millions of tourists that visit this place every year. Show More Summary
Scientists from Montana and Germany develop simple new model that explains the brilliant deep hues of Yellowstone National Park’s most beautiful thermal springs WASHINGTON D.C. – Researchers at Montana State University and Brandenburg...Show More Summary
The Yellowstone National Park is known for its surreal looking hot springs. The hot springs are beautiful when photographed and show a pool of water that features rings of different colors. However, a new study suggests that the modern appearance of this “natural wonder” was actually created by tourism and human interference. Show More Summary