Water You Waiting For? 10 Perfect Parks for Paddling

Go beyond the hiking trail and enjoy parks from a refreshing vantage point: water. Rivers and lakes offer adventurous routes […]

The Elwha River, Undammed at Last

There’s plenty I could say about my recent rafting trip down the newly restored Elwha River, but sometimes a simple […]

Organizations are joining together to remove the Harvell Dam to restore aquatic life in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

Bringing Down the Dams

Restoring Chesapeake National Park Waters One River at a Time

People talk about overcoming obstacles, but when advocates literally move tons of concrete to help their local river and its […]

Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, Hawaii.

12 of America’s Best National Park Beaches

Still recovering from the long, cold winter … or just need some sun and surf in your travel plans this […]

A re-enactment of the 400th anniversary of the first European settlers arriving in the "New World." U.S. Navy photo.

Better Than Fiction

The True-Life Story of a High-Seas Adventurer

Imagine you’re 27 years old. You’re a talented military strategist and an accomplished soldier. In fact, you have dueled the […]