National Parks

Record Number Of Visitors At National Parks In 2015Many of the country's most prominent national parks, including Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Zion, set new visitation records in 2015.
Best Backpacking Trails In The Continental U.S.A brief profile of five of the best backtracking trails in the continental United States...
Backpackers Guide To AsiaTravel guide for three of the best countries to visit in Asia for backpackers
Top 5 National Monuments In & Around The Bay AreaA brief profile of five of the best national monuments in or within driving distance of the Bay Area
Donate Your Hiking Gear to ARCThere are some really great programs that focus on positive and rewarding youth development in Yosemite. Of those many great programs there are a select few that really stand out. When we heard about ARC (Adventure Risk Challenge), something was just a little different from what you would expect.
Fisher Kits Reintroduced in Yosemite National ParkFour rescued fisher (Martes pennanti) kits were released yesterday north of the Merced River in Yosemite National Park. This historic reintroduction was a cooperative effort between the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station (PSW), Fresno-Chaffee Zoo, and the Fresno Wildlife Rehabilitation Foundation. The reintroduction aims to increase the long term viability of the declining fisher population by expanding its population to the northern part of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite's Dying Trees, Skimpy Waterfalls Are Latest Signs Of Epic California DroughtPark officials say the tallest waterfall in North America - Yosemite Falls - will likely run dry about two months early this year.
Travel To California’s Joshua Tree National ParkPack your camping gear and a comfortable pair of hiking boots, then make plans to head on out and enjoy time in the great outdoors at the Joshua Tree National Park.
5 Must-See National Parks In The U.S.From the highest and lowest points in North America to the world’s largest living things and largest living carnivores, each of America's national parks has something unique to offer.
National Parks Located In Our Own Bay Area BackyardTake a look at five of the best attractions managed by the U.S. National Park Service near the South Bay.
Video Project Aimed At Capturing True Beauty Of National Parks May Actually Do Just ThatThe <em>More Than Just Parks</em> project by brothers Will & Jim Pattiz is a multimedia experience aimed at giving you the feel of the parks you've never managed to explore on your own. Here are just a few of their photos:
Plan For Free Admission To National Parks For 4th Graders, Their Families To Be UnveiledPresident Barack Obama is turning a historic South Side neighborhood in Chicago into a national monument Thursday, in a visit that also could provide a political lift to the city’s mayor.

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