Trail Talk Blog
Thanks to the ingenious idea of Parks and Recreation’s conservation icon Leslie Knope, the day before Valentine’s Day is now widely celebrated as Gal... Read more
In October 2015, I traveled with the National Park Foundation’s Find Your Park Expedition to explore some of our nation's greatest gems. Inspired by... Read more
Death Valley National Park is a strange place by any standard. Famously known for being the hottest place on earth, Death Valley also sits at the driest and lowest elevation in North America.
Jewel Cave National Monument is home to one of the largest caves in the world. It includes more than 180 miles of mapped and surveyed passages, but remains a mysterious underground wilderness that continues to intrigue scientists and explorers to this da
It's impossible not to be struck by the starkness and grandeur of White Sands National Monument. Wave-like dunes of pure white gypsum sand engulf 275 square miles of New Mexico’s Tularosa Basin, creating one of the world’s greatest natural wonders.