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Trivia Challenge: A Stockpile of Cold War History

Q: Numerous national park sites commemorate military engagements. Only one specifically interprets the history of the standoff that estranged two […]

Parks, Not Pipelines!

New Interactive Map Explores 13 National Parks Threatened by Energy Transmission Proposals

  It’s a crisp day in late October as you hike your way up a steep stretch of the Appalachian […]

Paddling at Gateway National Recreation Area in New York. Photo © Michael Falco.

On the Eve of the National Parks’ Centennial, We Must All Work to Make Parks More Diverse

Next year marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. I cannot imagine a world without the beauty these […]

Raegan King at the new Waco Mammoth National Monument. Photograph courtesy of the Wacoan, © 2015. Chelsea Santos, photographer.

Meet the Woman behind Waco Mammoth

Today, President Obama designated America’s newest national park site at Waco Mammoth, preserving a trove of exceptional Ice Age fossils […]

Yoga enthusiasts enjoy a "microadventure" at Frederick Douglass National Historic Site. Photo © Annie Riker.

My “Microadventure” on Frederick Douglass’s Front Lawn—and How You Can Join Me

June 16th was one of those days that I really, really needed yoga. Like many Washingtonians, I had scheduled way too […]