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Death Valley National Park

Trump Asked The Park Service To Prove The Media Lied About His Inauguration Crowd

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.27.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump personally called the head of the National Park Service on the day after his inauguration to ask for photographic evidence that...

National Park Has Expertly Timed Tweets As Trump Plots Anti-Muslim Policy

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.26.2017 | Politics

A day after the Badlands National Park account began tweeting out climate change facts — only to have the tweets later disappear — another nationa...

USAGov's 11 National Parks You Can't Miss in 2016 | Posted 08.24.2016 | Travel

Time flies whether you're inside or outside. On August 25, the National Park Service turns 100 and the celebrations are a century in the making. In fa...

Four Reasons You Should Work In A National Park

Corinne Rogero | Posted 08.15.2016 | Travel
Corinne Rogero

Whether you're a high school graduate looking for a gap year before college, or a retired couple wanting to see the country, consider spending a season in a National Park or two.

Death Valley National Park Is Poised For A Rare 'Super Bloom'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 02.16.2016 | Science

Life in Death Valley National Park may be on the verge of an explosion. Rangers at the California-Nevada park say a rare "perfect storm" of conditions...

Family Golf: 7 Ways To Play

Lynn O'Rourke Hayes | Posted 09.23.2014 | Travel
Lynn O'Rourke Hayes

Family golf offers youngsters the chance to develop skills in a sport that can be played for a lifetime. Here are seven places where your crew can tee it up together.

4 Winter Deals at National Park Lodges

MiniTime | Posted 02.25.2014 | Travel

National parks may be synonymous with the quintessential summer road trip, but there's a lot to be said for bringing the kids during the off-season, when prices are lower and crowds are thinner.

Death Valley: You Need to See it to Believe It

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 10.25.2013 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

Death Valley is synonymous with extremes: extremely hot, extremely arid, extremely mystical. But despite the legendary crossing of the first emigrants...

Five Deliciously Dangerous State and National Park Activities in the Western U.S. for Tweens and Teens

Amy Whitley | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel
Amy Whitley

t's called the Wild West for a reason: the Western US has an abundance of wilderness in state and national parks with hikes, rivers, and vistas to explore.

5 Spectacular April Getaways

MiniTime | Posted 06.02.2013 | Travel

April is shoulder season for many North American destinations, so this can also be a wonderfully affordable time for a carpe diem-inspired break. Here are five great family destinations that beckon in April.

The New Hottest Place In The World

Posted 11.14.2012 | Green

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — California's Death Valley has racked up another extreme accolade — it's now deemed the world's hottest place. ...

Tiny Scorpion Discovered In Surprising Spot

Posted 03.27.2012 | Green

By Andrea Mustain, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: Researchers have announced the discovery of a tiny scorpion in Death Valley National Park, an unu...

Debunking Myths of Death Valley

Wicked Good Travel Tips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Wicked Good Travel Tips

This excursion into a desolate valley has revealed an abundance of life and surprising beauty in Death Valley.