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The Increasingly Rare Starscapes of the Colorado Plateau National Parks

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The Increasingly Rare Starscapes of the Colorado Plateau National Parks

The Colorado Plateau stretches for 130,000 square miles across the Four Corners region of Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona. […]

5 Ways to Celebrate National Park Week

Have you marked your calendar yet? National Park Week begins this weekend! What’s National Park Week? It’s a celebration of […]

Bridge over the restored wetlands in Yuma, Arizona. Courtesy of the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area.

Reconnecting a Desert Town with Its River: Improved Tourist Attractions at Arizona’s Yuma Crossing

Situated in the corner of the Southwest where Arizona, California, and Mexico converge, the Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area (YCNHA) […]

Visitors explore the otherworldly landscape of Arabia Mountain in Georgia. Photo © David Foster.

This Month’s Featured National Heritage Area: Lunar-Like Landscapes and Inspiring History Await at Arabia Mountain

Creating the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area (AMNHA) took some time—about 400 million years, give or take. Nature, history, and […]

Buffalo National River.

Essential Paddling Guide: Paddling The Buffalo, America’s First National River

The following post is reprinted from National Parks Traveler. These stories are part of the new Essential Guide for Paddling […]