Category Archives: National Parks

A Texas State Of Mind

Texas is big, beautiful, and diverse. So much has been said about Texas—its sunny seacoast to mile-high mountains, dense forests to cactus-studded desert, great cities to small villages and towns, rich and diverse history, and the hallowed Shrine that represents her birthplace. … Continue reading

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Chiricahua National Monument Suffers Flood Damage

The upper portion of Bonita Canyon Drive and the Bonita Canyon Campground in Chiricahua National Monument are closed after flooding from heavy rains that passed through the area Wednesday (July 24) night. Nearly three inches of rain fell in parts … Continue reading

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10 Spectacular National Parks for Camping

Camping in America’s national parks allows a visitor to more fully appreciate the beauty of America’s natural treasures. If you’re in search of a camper’s delight, these are the best national parks for you. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Arizona/Utah Encompassing … Continue reading

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Top 10 National Parks for Camping

National parks provide the opportunity to explore nature at its best. From the diversity of beautiful wildlife to the endless possibilities in their miles of trails these parks have much to offer in new experiences, sights, and sounds. Camping in America’s national … Continue reading

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National Parks Nobody Knows

Everybody loves Yosemite, Yellowstone, and the Grand Canyon, and with good reason. Those and other icons of the National Park System are undeniably spectacular, and to experience their wonders is well worth braving the crowds they inevitably draw. But the … Continue reading

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Lesser Known National Park Gems

Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes more than 400 places, scores of lesser known sites that will reward a visit—and are far less crowded than big-name parks. Add an extra … Continue reading

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National Parks without the Crowds

RVers love national parks. From snow-capped glacial peaks to meandering coastal shorelines and from white sand deserts to steep gorges and canyons, some of America’s most awe-inspiring natural attractions are found within its extensive national park system. Most people know … Continue reading

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National Parks as an Economic Engine

National Parks continued to be important economic engines for local communities, with visitors generating $30.1 billion in economic activity and supporting 251,600 jobs nationwide in 2011, according to a report released by the National Park Service. “Places like the Grand … Continue reading

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Vote for Your Favorite Park 2013

A run in the park or a family game of soccer could be worth $100,000! This summer, being active outdoors has never been more rewarding as Coca-Cola kicks off the fourth-annual America Is Your Park campaign. People can get active on behalf … Continue reading

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Summer 2013 Travel Plans Reveal Trends

According to a survey conducted By DreamPlanGo, the website and social community devoted to bringing travelers vacation ideas and trip inspiration, Americans are already busy making their summer travel plans. The national study of 1,000 adults (split evenly between males … Continue reading

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