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My Family's 6-Week National Park Adventure

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 […]

Destination Darkness

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. […]

The national parks belong to all of us. Photo © Aaron Bates.

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 […]

Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area. National Park Service photo.

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 […]