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By Lauren Himiak

Updated Articles and Resources
  • Driving Distance and Drive Times From Los Angeles to Selected National Parks Created: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
    Look up driving distances and approximate drive times from Los Angeles, California to selected US National Parks.
  • Presidents' Day - What Does it Mean? Created: Sunday, February 20, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
    The history of Presidents' Day, with links to national parks that commemorate Washington, Lincoln, and other past U.S. Presidents." itemprop="description">...
  • Five Things to Do When Lost in the Wilderness Created: Sunday, March 22, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Technically “freaking out” maybe the first thing you do, but after the panic attack do you know what to do if you’re lost in the wilderness?
  • How to Get a U.S. National Park Pass Created: Thursday, January 29, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Find out more information on obtaining different types of the U.S. National Park pass, including cost and availability.
  • Top Five Dog-Friendly National Parks Created: Thursday, April 09, 2009 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
    Dog-owners have to be a little more creative with their destinations. Check out these national parks for a dog-friendly vacation.
  • Driving Distance and Drive Times From Las Vegas to Selected National Parks Created: Sunday, November 07, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
    Look up driving distances and approximate drive times from Las Vegas, Nevada to selected U.S. National Parks.
  • Florida's Everglades National Park - An Overview Created: Sunday, April 12, 2009 Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014
    General park information for Everglades National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • Washington's North Cascades National Park - An Overview Created: Saturday, December 31, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    General park information for National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • National Park of American Samoa - An Overview Created: Saturday, December 31, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    General park information for National Park of American Samoa, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park Created: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013
    Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park, including a park description and information on how to get there, activities, facilities, and park history.
  • Guide to Fall Colors in the U.S. Created: Sunday, October 18, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013
    Find out more about nature's beautiful fall colors and where to best places are for leaf peeping in the U.S.
  • Mammoth Cave National Park's 'Wild Cave Tour' Review Created: Thursday, June 10, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013
    The "Wild Cave Tour" was one the best things I experienced at Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky. Here's why you should check it out.
  • Delaware State Parks Created: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013
    Even though Delaware is the only state without a national park unit, it still has more than a dozen state parks that offer a variety of recreational opportunities.
  • Golden Gate National Recreation Area Created: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    Find more information on the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, including a park description, how to get there, activities, facilities, and park history.
  • How to Find U.S. National Park Service Jobs Created: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013
    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.
  • Great Basin National Park Video Created: Thursday, September 12, 2013 Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013
    Great basin national park- a true gem in Nevada, with hiking trails, campgrounds, caves, and some of the oldest trees on earth! In this video, get an overview of this park.
  • Zion National Park Video Created: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013
    Zion Park, near Springdale Utah, is a beautiful park with an array of rock and canyon. In this video, learn which spots to visit.
  • Great Sand Dunes National Park Video Created: Monday, September 09, 2013 Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013
    Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve is a unique park with the tallest sand dunes in North America. Grab an inside peek before you plan an exciting vacation.
  • Arches National Park Video Created: Monday, September 09, 2013 Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013
    Arches National Park in eastern Utah is known for, as the name indicates, a large collection of more then 2,000 sandstone arches. Get an inside peek before planning your vacation out to Utah.
  • Rocky Mountain National Park Video Created: Monday, September 09, 2013 Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013
    Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the United States' most popular and well known national parks. Learn the must-see destinations and plan your family vacation today.
  • Mesa Verde National Park Video Created: Monday, September 09, 2013 Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013
    In this video, learn about the history of Mesa Verde Park, and touring the grounds of Cliff Palace.
  • Yosemite National Park Video Created: Monday, September 09, 2013 Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013
    In this video, learn about the best places located in Yosemite National Park, one of America's most popular parks.
  • National Park FAQ Created: Thursday, October 07, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
    Everything you wanted to know about the National Park Service
  • Celebrating Halloween 2011 in the National Parks Created: Friday, October 22, 2010 Updated: Friday, May 10, 2013
    The national parks are coming alive with Halloween activities fun for the whole family. Check out some of the fun events planned across the country fun for families of all ages!
  • National Scenic Byways Program Created: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013
    The National Scenic Byways Program, which is intended to recognize the nation's most scenic, historic, and cultural roads, from your About.com Guide
  • Lake Mead National Recreation Area Created: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013
    Lake Mead National Recreation Area, including a park description and information on how to get there, activities, facilities, and park history.
  • National Parks of the Southwest Created: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, November 06, 2012
    A listing of National Parks in the United States Southwest.
  • Vote For Your Favorite National Park in the Southwest Created: Sunday, January 22, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, November 06, 2012
    With nine stunning national parks to choose from, picking your favorite Southwest National Park may be tough.
  • State Park Entrance Passes Created: Monday, August 10, 2009 Updated: Friday, August 10, 2012
    How to obtain state park entrance passes and annual permits.
  • National Park Photographer Ian Shive Releases App Created: Monday, May 14, 2012 Updated: Friday, August 10, 2012
    Get ready to embark on adventures of a lifetime when you download the Ian Shive Photography App for the iPad, one that allows users to accompany Ian as he documents the “wildest” places...
  • Banff National Park - Overview of Banff National Park Created: Wednesday, August 11, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, July 03, 2012
    General park information for Banff National Park, including hours of operation, where to stay, and when to visit.
  • What Are Your Must-Sees at Virgin Islands National Park? Created: Monday, November 30, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 03, 2012
    Share your Virgin Islands National Park recommendations to help future visitors build an exciting trip!

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