10 Fun Facts and Photos of Pygmy Owls Exclusive Interview With World Record Holder Jennifer Pharr Davis Fall Is Near! See Which Parks Are The Best For Viewing Fall Foliage. This Is The Outdoor Pan You Don’t Want To Be Without Top 5 Outdoor Water Bottle Filters & Purifiers
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Government Shutdown and the National Parks Twitter Timeline


The government shutdown was officially ended on October 17th and all national parks were re-opened to the public. We have compiled a list of stories and blurbs from the “twitto-sphere” […]

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10 Fun Facts and Photos of Pygmy Owls


Whooo doesn’t love owls? Your favorite owls are perhaps stars from the screen, like Harry Potter’s beloved snowy friend, Hedwig; Pooh Bear’s misguided guidance counselor, Owl; or the impatient empiricist, Mr. Owl, […]

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10 Random Facts about Redwoods National Park


10 Random Facts about Redwoods National Park #1 It is VERY green. #2 Coast redwoods, or Sequoia sempervirens, are among the oldest living things on earth. The oldest is over […]

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Mountainsmith Dog Pack – Review


  It’s always a hassle to lug up gear to camp – especially if you’re in it for the long haul. Yet, even during a casual weekend hike through the […]

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6 Haunted National Parks to Heighten Your Halloween


This Halloween, you could go trick-or-treating, enjoy a haunted hay ride, navigate a creepy corn maze, or visit one of the many amusement parks filled with actors in more-or-less convincing […]

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10 State Parks for Your National Park Withdrawals


We’re bummed about the government shutdown, and we’re sure you are too. We’re starting to miss our national parks. But all is not lost! We made a list of some […]

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Fun Halloween Events at Parks 2013


#1 – Street Food Cinema – “Psycho” Location: LA State Historic Park Date: October 12th Time: Sunset Street Food Cinema brings the movie theater experience to the outdoors by using […]

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Exclusive Interview With World Record Holder Jennifer Pharr Davis


Not many stories can measure up to the triumphant tale of Jennifer Pharr Davis’s overall record-holding 2,181 mile supported thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail. Davis’s second memoir “Called Again: A […]

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Hiking Snacks: Which one will you choose?


  As far as history can tell us, the ancient nomadic tribes were the first to enjoy trail mix, for its protein and portability. For thousands of years, variations of the […]

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5 Places To See Fall Colors In California


1) June Lake June Lake is easily one of the most beautiful places in California during autumn. The shimmering blue water reflects the full spectrum of autumn with firey aspens, golden […]

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