Quiz: What National Park Are You?

There’s a little National Park in all of us.  What’s your favorite part of camping? Is it the chance to gaze at the stars sparkling across the sky? Sitting around the campfire sharing memories? Falling asleep to the sounds of nature? Sipping coffee with the sunrise? Each national park has its own character. Take our […]

12 Awesome National Park Experiences for Your Next Family Vacation

Did you know there are over 400 sites in the National Park System, 59 of which are National Parks? Considered “America’s Best Idea,” these parks show off the true spirit of the United States. Instead of heading to an amusement park or even abroad for your next family vacation, why not take advantage of these […]

Explore Lake Powell this Fall

The water has risen at Lake Powell to levels not seen since 2001.  June water flows were 176% of normal; July flows were 280% of normal, with lake levels rising close to a foot a day.  The lake reached a point where it was 76% full this summer.  After years of receding water levels, the […]

New Archaeological Site Acquired by National Park Service

The Petrified Forest and the Painted Desert, with its oddly shaped rock formations of rainbow-colored petrified wood, fossils and petroglyphs left by American Indian tribes, may become the site of many new discoveries in the next few years.   The National Park Service just secured more than 26,000 acres that have remained largely untouched and are […]