Recently, the country christened its 61st national park. Joining that elite group is the former Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. In February, President Trump signed a bill that included redesignating this 15,000-acre national lakeshore as Indiana Dunes National Park. Though nothing dramatic will change besides the name, visitors can still expect to enjoy spectacular dunes, the […]
Every April, the National Park Service celebrates National Park Week in honor of the 419 protected sites countrywide, including the national parks, historic sites, and national monuments. This year, the National Park Week will be held from Saturday, April 20 through Sunday, April 28, 2019. Several parks will be hosting special programs and events to […]
Finding national parks with big rig camping takes some RV tip planning, but it’s not an impossible dream for owners of bigger rigs. Here’s how to do it.
A new RV park is opening this summer by the western entrance of Glacier National Park. They will have full-service RV sites and modern cabins just across the Middle Fork of the Flathead River, less than a mile from the entrance gates. The RV park will also be within walking distance to the shops and […]
Although the Colorado River has been carving the Grand Canyon for over 6 million years, the Grand Canyon National Park will celebrate its 100th birthday in 2019. During 2019, the Park will commemorate its past and work to inspire future generations to experience the majesty and resources that the Park provides. Native American tribes have […]
Free national and state park entry passes are totally do-able when you follow our best tips to get in free to your favorite parks and camping destinations.
On a crisp fall day, I stand on the shore of a lake that is sparkling with a million sunlit stars across it; the warm sun on my face making a noticeable contrast to the coolness of the breeze at my back. The day is a perfect blend of summer shorts and soft fall flannel […]
Summer may not be the best time to visit Death Valley or the Grand Canyon but it is the prime season to head north. Make sure you check out these eight national parks in the next couple of months while the roads are open and the temperatures are nice and warm. 1. Crater Lake National […]
Rob Decker is a graphic artist and photographer who has spent over 50 years visiting the national parks in the U.S. When he was only 19 years old, he had the lucky opportunity to study under the renowned photographer Ansel Adams in Yosemite National Park. He’s now captured all of our country’s most iconic landscapes, […]
You could visit a new national park every month and it would still take years to see them all. There are 59 vast areas currently preserved as National Parks across the US, not to mention the hundreds of other recreation sites, state parks, and national monuments. Take some time in 2019 to mark these ten […]
Updated 1/23/2018: A short-term bill was passed to end the government shutdown. This reopened the government and provides funding only through February 8. Source: Q13 Fox. On January 19, 2018, the federal government shut down after Congress was not able to agree on a budget. While this doesn’t stop the U.S. Postal Service and […]