Grab Bag

Trivia Challenge: The First National Park East of the Mississippi

Q: Congress designated Yellowstone as the world’s first national park in 1872, then established a handful of other national parks […]

Love National Parks? Support This Lego Project So You Can Build One Yourself

How cool would it be, after coming home from a great national park vacation, to sit down and build your […]

Elves Chasm in Grand Canyon National Park.

It’s Waterfall Season! 10 Places to Celebrate

As temperatures warm, a season’s worth of snow will melt into rushing cascades of water. Early spring is generally the […]

A marker in the Great Smoky Mountains for one of America's most famous trails., the Appalachian Trail.

On the Trail with Magellan

My Four Days in One of the Country’s Most Famous Hiking Communities

Soon, the first signs of spring will arrive in Georgia. For some hardy souls, its arrival will be like a […]

Bering Land Bridge National Preserve, Alaska

The 10 Least-Visited Places in the Park System

The Park Service recently released its visitation statistics for 2014. Some of the most popular parks, such as Great Smoky […]