Grab Bag

Dreaming of Spring? 9 Great Spots to See Wildflowers

Soon, national parks in some of the warmest regions of the country will begin blooming with a new season’s worth […]

Trivia Challenge: The U.S. National Park on the Other Side of the Earth

Q: The southernmost site in the U.S. National Park System isn’t in Texas or Florida or Hawaii—it’s in a whole other […]

Zion National Park.

Plan a Desert Getaway to Zion National Park

This story is part of NPCA’s biweekly Desert Getaway series. Read more stories in the series for tips on visiting […]

Brady Lawrence, co-founder of Keys to Freeze, on his bicycle.

“Keys to Freeze”: 6 Friends to Cycle Cross-Continent for a Cause

Next month, six cyclists will begin the adventure of a lifetime when they launch “Keys to Freeze,” a six-month, 9,000-mile […]

Hiking Mojave National Preserve's Kelso Dunes.

7 Tips for Winter Hiking—Plus 6 of NPCA’s Favorite Cold-Weather Trails

Though the cold weather and dark days of winter may discourage time outdoors, hiking during these months can be a […]