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National Parks Impact Local Economies

National park visitors contributed $26.5 billion to the nation’s economy and supported almost 240,000 jobs in 2013, according to a peer-reviewed report. “National parks are often the primary economic engines of many park gateway communities,” said National Park Service Director … Continue reading

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National Parks Best Seen in Spring

Spring feels like a new beginning as nature bursts with life, plants are in bloom, and everyone becomes a little more eager to get out and explore the great outdoors. And there’s no better way to experience nature than in … 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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50 Things To See or Do See in Your RV Before You Die

You might have read it or flipped through it or seen it on a shelf and thought, “I should pick that up.” It’s the national bestseller, “1,000 Places to See Before You Die.” The list, which includes everything from Asian … Continue reading

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Top 5 National Parks: Is Your List Better Than Mine?

People like lists. No, check that, they love them. Particularly when they disagree with them and think they have a better list. So, here’s my personal Top 10 list of national parks. How does it match up with yours? 5. … Continue reading

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Utah: Five Spectacular National Parks

Utah’s five national parks have it all. You’ll see unique soaring spires, towering pinnacles, sandstone canyons, and intricately eroded arches of sculptured stone for starters. Capitol Reef National Park Capitol Reef National Park splashes color for 100 miles from its … Continue reading

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MapQuest Launches Web-based Guide for National Park Week

National Parks Week 2012 is April 21 to 29, and the National Park Service has joined forces with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, to offer free admission to all 397 national parks. To coincide … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from the National Park Service

The National Park Service is rolling out videos carrying holiday greetings from national parks across the country. The videos feature rangers from Joshua Tree National Park in California to Arches National Park in Utah to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. Every … Continue reading

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National Park Summer Escapes

Memorial Day is but a memory, the summer travel season is upon us, and many RVers are planning their annual getaway. For more than a few, that will mean a summertime visit to one of America’s national parks, which continue … Continue reading

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Miracles of Nature: Arches National Park, UT

Located on U.S. 191, 20 miles south of I-70 and five miles north of Moab, Arches National Park is a geological wonderland and one of Utah’s most accessible parks. The extraordinary features of the park create a landscape of contrasting … Continue reading

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