NPCA's Park Advocate » Zion News and views of the National Parks Conservation Association Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:08:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 The Power of One Wed, 31 Oct 2012 12:47:22 +0000 It can be a shock to look out at the vast beauty of Zion National Park and spot a giant home built right in the middle of the scenic canyon landscapes that make this part of the country so iconic and inspirational. Fortunately, one plot of land will be saved from this kind of inappropriate […]]]> 2 NPCA’s Favorite Trips: Tips for National Park Adventures Around the Country Tue, 05 Jun 2012 13:13:25 +0000 The summer travel season is here, and all 397 national parks will offer free admission this Saturday, June 9 for National Get Outdoors Day. Many of us are itching to get out into the parks for hiking, bird-watching, boating, and other adventures. Ready to try something different? Here are a few favorite destinations recommended by NPCA staff members around the country that […]]]> 0 National Parks, and Park Apps, Free for National Park Week Tue, 17 Apr 2012 14:27:02 +0000 Next week is National Park Week! Starting this Saturday, April 21, through Sunday, April 29, all 397 units of the park system will waive their entrance fees, from Acadia to Zion and everywhere in between. The fee-free days make an already affordable vacation to America’s most spectacular places even easier on the wallet, at an ideal time for viewing wildflowers, birds, and […]]]> 1