Grab Bag

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 […]

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 […]

A colorful dragon graces a former prison cell as part of the @Large exhibit at Alcatraz.

The Art of Resistance

Exhibit on Free Speech Brings Inspiration and Uncomfortable Juxtapositions to Golden Gate National Recreation Area

It was a typical San Francisco winter day—in other words, we couldn’t see farther than a car’s length ahead of […]

Olympic National Park, Washington

Trivia Challenge: The Quietest Place in the Contiguous United States

Q: It’s no surprise that national parks offer a sense of serenity and an escape from noise. According to a […]