Chains are required. Kris Wiktor/shutterstock.com Mount Rainier and Olympic national parks are free to visitors today. (The Olympic National Park Visitor Center and the Hoh Visitor Center will be open to 4 p.m. The road to Mount Rainier...Show More Summary
What do you get when you combine a lush, autumn-inspired bouquet by Kelly Lenard, a dreamy Hayley Paige gown and the incredible scenery of Yosemite National Park? A bridal session made for the pages of SMP, that’s what. From the lens of Cassidy Carson, we’re peeking into a shoot that celebrates the beauty of nature and you can pin to your heart’s […]
More than 400 sites make up the U.S. National Park Service, which celebrates its 100th birthday in 2016. But here’s what just might be overshadowed in the hubbub: the parks themselves, particularly the lesser known ones. A new National Geographic book pays homage to them all.
Photographer Donald Quintana photographed this gorgeous wild cat in Yellowstone National Park.
Next year is the centennial of the National Park Service, and to mark the occasion. Trek Travel is offering a new bike trip in Montana's Glacier National Park. The six-day tour features cycling on the Going-to-the-Sun Road and through the Blackfeet Reservation as well as a ride through Flathead...
By Michael Lanza From Lookout Point, along the North Rim Trail in Yellowstone National Park, you gaze down hundreds of feet into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River, with its crumbling walls of golden, gray, and cream-colored rock and patches of evergreens … Continue reading ?
After exhausting most of the hikes in the ACT (or at least the ones I can get to in a 2WD vehicle), I set out with my friend Brooke to hike up Mt Budawang. Mt Budawang is the namesake of the Budawang National Park and is located about a 90 minute drive from Canberra via Braidwood. Once [...]
How it Began… I remember the first time I said out loud “I’m going the hike the Appalachian Trail”, I was sitting in my photography class, flipping through a Ansel Adams photo book of the National Parks. Day dreaming of being out in those wild places, my photo teacher, Mr. Daly (one of the best......
Melt runoff from Exit Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park. About ten years ago, this spot would have still been part of the glacier. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) Every day, we are seeing and feeling the effects of climate change -- here and across the globe. Show More Summary
For 40 million international visitors passing through Miami International Airport each year and 11 million local commuters, "national parks" will soon become a household world. The brand new sign spanning the airport's Central Boulevard portraying a beautiful view of the Everglades bathed in sunset is sure to pique the curiosity of many. Show More Summary
Some parks are even offering free camping and guided hikes.
Retailer REI announced in October it would close its stores on Black Friday — falling this year on Nov. 27 — and instead encourage people to #optoutside. Nearly 1 million people have since joined in on the idea, sharing photos and ideas...Show More Summary
One panicked impala in South Africa’s Kruger National Park decided that a tourist’s car was as good a place as any to hide when being chased by a cheetah. Watch this video from Barcroft TV to see the unusual outcome
Nearly 20 inches of snow could fall on the Sierra Nevada from Yosemite National Park to north of Lake Tahoe this week. Drivers could find blocked and buried mountain passes this Thanksgiving holiday, authorities warned. A massive storm, reaching across about half of the state, is expected to move...
For over a decade, Chicago’s Field Museum has been working with the Peruvian government on the creation of a national park 22 times larger than the Windy City. A large portion of the Sierra del Divisor mountain range has just been granted...Show More Summary
By Michael Lanza A twisting gorge 277 miles long and averaging about 10 miles wide and a mile deep. A national park spanning more than 1.2 million acres. More than 100 named rapids on the Colorado River. The Vishnu Schist … Continue reading ?
Buying a home in a National Park in England and Wales will cost an average of £100,000 more than other properties nearby, new research has found. The New Forest is the most expensive National Park with an average price of £531,162 but all properties in these areas are costly and prices have increased by £57,718 […]
Ryan Taylor was about to ski a line in Mt. Cook National Park. Thinking twice made all the difference.
There's a reason it's one of the 10 most-visited national parks in the country