Sequoia NP

Famous Trees in National Parks

America’s national parks are filled with famous trees. Astounding beauty and historical significance have earned these trees a place among the most noble of their kind.

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John Muir photo credit: NPS

4 National Park Forefathers Who Had Epic Facial Hair

Put down the clippers and break out the mustache wax — Movember is here! Check out a few national park forefathers with epic facial hair.

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US Womens Soccer Team FindYourPark SheBelieves

While You Were Hiking: Double Rainbows, #SheBelieves, #NCTL2015, and Spotted Skunks

Catching up with the “double rainbow guy,” the U.S. Soccer Women’s National Team, performers at #NCTL2015, and spotted skunks.

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REI OptOutside

While You Were Hiking: #OptOutside, A Centenarian Volunteer, And A New National Park Picture Book

REI wants you to #OptOutside, a Centenarian volunteer shares stories of Tuskegee Institute legends with park visitors, Jane explores “Our Great Big Backyard.”

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FYPx 2015

While You Were Hiking: Unforgettable Moments from #FYPx

The expedition may be over, but the fun continues as participants share memories from our 2015 Find Your Park Expedition.

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Great Smoky Mountains

From Terrifying to Unearthly, Famous Ghosts and Beings of National Parks

Get to know the ghosts and supernatural beings of our national parks this Halloween.

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Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Why October 1972 Was A Big Month For National Parks

There are 4 reasons why October 1972 was a big month in national park history: Fossil Butte, Cumberland, Golden Gate, and Gateway.

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Glacier National Park

While You Were Hiking: Teddy Roosevelt’s Park, Montana Gets Insta Love, and the Perfect Parks for Fall

Theodore Roosevelt, conservation hero; Montana's most Instagrammed site; and must-visit parks for Fall.

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stock photo campfire

S'mores-gasbord: How to Sweeten the Ultimate Campfire Treat 5 Different Ways

There are a lot of alternatives to the s’more recipe, but they all seem to forget one thing: camping! Keep the s’more where it belongs — on a campsite — and kick it up a notch with these five delicious s’more makeovers.

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Yellowstone National Park sunset

While You Were Hiking: People and Parks, Coloring Books, and a History Lesson on Protecting Our Parks

Check out the latest national park news including the We are the Parks movement and how the US Army saved Yellowstone 100 years ago!

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