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National Parks Week

Celebrate National Park Week 2013

Neil Mulholland | Posted 06.25.2013 | Impact
Neil Mulholland

In times like these, with shrinking budgets and diminishing resources, we need to stop and think -- what would this country be like without our national parks?

Rock on

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 06.25.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

The truly grand facade stares at you, timeless. But of course time is what makes it. As my observation telescoped and expanded to try and (unsuccessfully) comprehend, a raptor silhouette made a long, graceful stitch in the scene.

In Celebration Of National Park Week

Kate Kelly | Posted 06.24.2012 | Travel
Kate Kelly

Whether you are interested in preserving parklands, maintaining areas that depict geological changes or saving monuments and lands that tell our American story, the National Park Service provides an enormous service to the American people by safeguarding these lands as part of our national heritage.

LOOK: Take A Trip To Cuyahoga Valley

Posted 04.22.2012 | Detroit

Spring brings new growth and dreams of summer, and, for many metro Detroiters, road trips "up North" to enjoy the mitten's natural beauty. But have yo...

PHOTOS: Why Everyone Should See Joshua Tree

Posted 05.24.2013 | Los Angeles

National Parks Week is upon us and we Californians are the luckiest in all the land for the wide array of gorgeous outdoor landscapes that we call hom...

WATCH: The Best Viral Videos Of America's National Parks

Posted 04.21.2012 | Travel

National Parks Week begins Saturday, when all 397 parks around the U.S. offer free admission and special programs to lure visitors. To get you warm...

National Park Week: How To Avoid The Crowds

Lonely Planet | Posted 06.21.2012 | Travel
Lonely Planet

You don't have to plan a trip months in advance to secure a campsite under the stars, have a hiking trail and a summit peak all to yourself or find out where the wild things are this summer.

Connecting Youth to Our National Parks

Tom Kiernan | Posted 06.20.2012 | Green
Tom Kiernan

Our national parks are America's living classrooms.

National Parks Week: Celebrate At One Of Colo.'s Natural Treasures

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.23.2012 | Denver

It's National Parks Week and to celebrate our nation's beautiful natural treasures MapQuest has launched a new feature outlining all 58 national parks...

The World's 10 Best Unsung National Parks

trivago | Posted 06.20.2012 | Travel

What better way to spend Earth Day 2012 than by taking a trip to one of the world's relatively undiscovered national parks?

Your Guide To National Parks Week 2012

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.20.2012 | Green

National Parks Week 2012 is April 21 to 29, and the National Park Service is celebrating by granting free admission to all 397 national parks. Thi...