Midwest

Trivia Challenge: Name This “Crooked River” Park

Q: Decades before this Midwestern site officially became a national park, the severe pollution in its river outraged and embarrassed […]

An Overdue Dose of Wilderness

Congress Passes New Protections for Sleeping Bear Dunes

Earlier this month, Congress passed the first bill designating a new wilderness area in five years—the longest lapse ever between […]

Cave Springs by Thomas Hart Benton

This Month’s National Park Trivia Challenge: Name This Artist!

Q: The Ozark National Scenic Riverways is the largest national park site in Missouri, with caves, historic mills, and two […]

The Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail. Photo courtesy of the Ohio and Erie Canal National Heritage Area.

110 Miles and Endless Possibilities at the Ohio & Erie Canalway

Whether you like to hike, bicycle, run, ride horses, or explore 19th century history, you’ll find plenty to do at […]

NPCA's 2013 Climate Ride team gets ready for the start of the race. Left to right: Elizabeth Jordan, Stephen Kirsch, Megan Cantrell, Britte Kirsch, Mark Wenzler, Ben Sander, Dan Blamer, and Khris Kantor.

Are You Ready for a Bike Challenge to Help Protect Our National Parks?

Do you have what it takes to be a bike crusader for national parks? I wasn’t sure if I did. […]