Archives for September 2013

Yellowstone National Park’s Old Faithful Inn

With Old Faithful as the backdrop, Yellowstone National Park’s Old Faithful Inn is an awesome place to stay. It’s an easy walk from the Inn to all of the geysers in this geyser basin, including Old Faithful. Bison are a part of the geyser basin … [Read more...]

Long Hikes

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A National Park for every season – What’s your favorite?

The natural elements shape our experiences in the National Parks, revealing characteristics that seem to emerge only with the changing seasons. Visitors crowd into Parks across the country during the summer months taking advantage of the long days … [Read more...]

Natural Arch in The Narrows – Zion National Park

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Angel’s Landing: A Hike to Remember

It all started with an early morning call from my boss. "Pack your bags. You have an early flight tomorrow to Vegas." Vegas. For the summer. Sweet! I was so excited, not by the gambling, but because I'd never hiked in that part of the country … [Read more...]

Falls Foliage in The Narrows of Zion National Park

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Waterfall in The Narrows – Zion National Park

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Painted Hills

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Kaweah River: Sequoia National Park Foothills

Sequoia National Park is often referred to as Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Park due to the two park’s proximity to each other. Sequoia represents five separate regions, defined by terrain, animal and plant life which include; Foothills, Giant … [Read more...]

National Parks vs Mother Nature

Our National Parks are constantly changing so how do we handle that? As the wildfire crossed into Yosemite National Park proper, I found myself conflicted by the classic battle between an innate desire to protect the National Park yet still respect … [Read more...]