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

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 […]

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 […]

Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad operates through "The Valley That Changed The World." Photo © Heather Mull.

Exploring the Original Oil Country in Northwestern Pennsylvania

This story is part of our series on national heritage areas, the large lived-in landscapes managed through innovative partnerships to […]

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Waterfalls, Sesquicentinis, and Buffalo Soldiers

4+ Ways to Celebrate Yosemite’s Landmark 150th Birthday

One June 30, 1864, Congress passed and President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act into law—a groundbreaking piece of […]

Lucas, Isabelle, and Craig Obey hug the largest spruce tree in the country.

5 Lessons, Countless Memories

My Family's 6-Week National Park Adventure

Two years ago, my family embarked on a marvelous six-week national park adventure to discover activities and locations that were […]