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Updated Articles and Resources
  • A Guide to Fastpacking Created: Thursday, February 18, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    For years, a trend in backpacking has been gaining popularity and respect in the outdoorsman community. It's called fastpacking and can most easily be described as running with the lightest pack po...
  • Before You Go Camping, Check This List Created: Sunday, November 14, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    Before you head out on your next camping adventure, make sure you have these essential items for a fun and safe experience.
  • California's Death Valley National Park - An Overview Created: Saturday, June 04, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    General park information for Death Valley National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • State Park Entrance Passes Created: Monday, August 10, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    How to obtain state park entrance passes and annual permits.
  • Golden Spike National Historic Site Created: Saturday, October 24, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Learn about the history of the transcontinental railroad, which was completed here. Each year, the celebration of its completion is re-enacted on May 10th" itemprop="descriP='t3'" --> itemprop="des...
  • Texas' Big Bend National Park - An Overview Created: Monday, April 27, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    General park information for Big Bend National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • South Dakota's Mount Rushmore National Memorial - An Overview Created: Tuesday, January 05, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
    General park information for South Dakota's Mount Rushmore National Memorial, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains National Park - An Overview Created: Sunday, April 05, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    General park information for Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • Driving Distance & Drive Times From Salt Lake City, UT to Select National Parks Created: Monday, March 26, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014
    Look up driving distances and approximate drive times from Salt Lake City, Utah to selected National Parks.
  • How to Find U.S. National Park Service Jobs Created: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014
    Love the outdoors and meeting new people? U.S. National Park Service jobs will let you do both and learn about the nation's most beautiful preserved lands.
  • Top Items You Need When Backcountry Camping Created: Sunday, April 26, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014
    If you aren't a seasoned outdoorsman, you may find it trickier than you thought to pack for a camping excursion. Before you load up on your favorite snacks, books, and pricey gear, check out the th...
  • National Park Two Dollar Bills For Limited Time Created: Monday, December 06, 2010 Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014
    © New England Mint Two dollar bills are rare. And two dollar national park bills are even rarer! But you can get your very own right now, or at least
  • Washington's Olympic National Park - An Overview Created: Sunday, July 24, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014
    General park information for Washington's Olympic National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • Yellowstone National Park Created: Saturday, January 24, 2009 Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014
    Mixing geothermal activity with the natural wildlife, Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park exemplifies iconic Americana established as our country's first national park." it-#if expr="$zTP='t3'" -->...
  • Broken Arch Created: Saturday, January 24, 2009 Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014
    Photo of Broken Arch in Arches National Park, Utah. Page 9.
  • Arches National Park Photo Gallery Created: Saturday, January 24, 2009 Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014
    When planning your trip to Arches National Park, there are specific landmarks that should not be missed. This photo gallery comprises images of the must-sees.
  • Landscape Arch Created: Saturday, January 24, 2009 Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014
    Photo of Landscape Arch in Arches National Park, Utah. Page 10.
  • Twenty-two National Recreation Trails Designated in Time for National Trails Day Created: Monday, June 01, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014
    The National Trails System has grown by 525 miles due to the recent designation of 22 National Recreation Trails in 13 states by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar." itemprop="r="$zTP='t3'" --> itempro...
  • Bear Safety Tips Created: Friday, June 18, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014
    Bear safety tips, including how to tell a black bear from a grizzly bear, how to minimize chances of an encounter in a campground or in the backcountry, and what to do if you encounter a bear.
  • Virgin Islands National Park - An Overview Created: Monday, October 12, 2009 Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014
    General park information for Virgin Islands National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • Alaska's Kenai Fjords National Park - An Overview Created: Sunday, August 30, 2009 Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014
    General park information for Kenai Fjords National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • Utah's Arches National Park - An Overview Created: Wednesday, December 30, 2009 Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014
    General park information for Utah's Arches National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • North Dakota's Theodore Roosevelt National Park - An Overview Created: Sunday, January 24, 2010 Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014
    General park information for Theodore Roosevelt National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • Utah's Zion National Park - An Overview Created: Monday, March 22, 2010 Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014
    General park information for Zion National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • Arkansas' Hot Springs National Park - An Overview Created: Monday, August 17, 2009 Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014
    General park information for Arkansas' Hot Springs National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • Pennsylvania's Gettysburg National Military Park - An Overview Created: Thursday, July 01, 2010 Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014
    General park information for Pennsylvania's Gettysburg National Military Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • Michigan's Isle Royale National Park - An Overview Created: Sunday, August 09, 2009 Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014
    General park information for Michigan's Isle Royale National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • Minnesota's Voyageurs National Park - An Overview Created: Sunday, August 02, 2009 Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014
    General park information for Minnesota's Voyageurs National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave National Park - An Overview Created: Sunday, July 26, 2009 Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014
    General park information for Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • Oregon's Crater Lake National Park - An Overview Created: Sunday, July 19, 2009 Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014
    General park information for Crater Lake National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • Badlands National Park - An Overview Created: Saturday, July 11, 2009 Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014
    General park information for Badlands National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • Ohio's Cuyahoga Valley National Park - An Overview Created: Monday, July 06, 2009 Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014
    General park information for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.

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