When out exploring, especially on "climbing" hikes, stop and turn around. Sometimes the best view is behind you!
To take full advantage of the parks beauty and to not sweat a lot your best bet is to go in the Fall when the trees have... more
I don't know if I want to share, but I think that Greenbelt National Park is a wonderful camping site -- shaded sites, nice... more
If you go on one of the ranger tours (which I highly recommend!)while visiting Mesa Verde N.P. make sure you go on the Cliff... more
The summer months tend to be the easiest time for families to visit the National Parks; however, with the summer months... more
Don't leave anything but a footprint. Take away memories for a lifetime.
Remember to bring water and comfortable shoes.
When visiting popular National Parks, avoid the summer months and consider staying in a gateway community outside the park.... more
Take the extra effort to go to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. While there, be sure to hike the Widforss Trail - you won... more
start early in the day; see lots of wildlife
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