Try visiting busy parks during the off-season to avoid the crowds and see a different side of your favorite park. For... more
Best time to visit even the most popular (and usually most crowded) parks is the last week of August. Kids are back in... more
Get to the Parks early; wildlife is more actice
On every family trip, ask your family to stretch with you, and make sure that everyone is perfectly hydrated. When you ask... more
Start early and wear comfortable clothing. Respect others and the parks.
Start early at sunrise; wildlife is more active
Yellowstone's geysers and hot springs are true wonders. From my experience living and working in the park, the best time to... more
As a year-round volunteer at Saguaro National Park, I urge all visitors to go to Signal Hill, the home of one hundred... more
My favorite way to see Shenandoah NP is to take a horse ride along approved trails. You will see a great deal more than by... more
Satrt out early in the day; wildlife is most active.