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Acadia National Park

The Native American people called the Wabanaki lived in the area that is now Acadia National Park almost 12,000 years ago! The translation of Wabanaki…

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Acadia National Park

Lake Fort Smith State Park

In this area of the Ozarks, creatures of all kinds make their home in the mountains, woods, and wetlands.  Wild turkey and nearly two hundred other…

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Turkey Run State Park

Turkey Run State Park is a fantastic place for families and friends to try out their hiking skills. Within the park’s 2,382 acres are trees…

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Turkey Run State Park

Smugglers’ Notch State Park

In 1807 Thomas Jefferson enacted an embargo that prohibited the United States from trading with Great Britain and Canada. This measure was devastating to the…

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Shawnee State Park

The Shawnee Indians once hunted these grounds which are home to a variety of forest creatures including an occasional bobcat and black bear. (The park…

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Shades State Park

If you love nature, this Indiana state park is paradise! The shady ravines and sandstone cliffs are magnificent places to explore. Sugar Creek runs through…

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Rocky Mountain National Park

A total of 415 square miles make up Rocky Mountain National Park.  In the winter, elk herds number over 600.  The park is also home…

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Redwood National and State Parks

The coast redwood trees found at Redwood National and State Parks regularly live for 600 years, but they are known to grow for up to 2,000…

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Redwood National and State Parks

Presque Isle State Park

Located on Lake Erie, one of the United States’ Great Lakes, are 3,200 acres that make up Presque Isle State Park. Predominately a sandy peninsula,…

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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

In 1966, the first national lakeshore of the United States was founded on a 40-mile stretch of Lake Superior. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is comprised…

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Petrified Forest National Park

The scenic views hikers can encounter on the trails of Petrified Forest National Park are diverse.  Many are under two miles in length, but the…

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Petrified Forest National Park

Natural Bridge State Resort Park

Pick up your map of the park at Hemlock Lodge and hit the trails to see how the weathering process has carved through Pottsville conglomeratic…

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Natural Bridge State Resort Park

Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument

The landscape of the 110,000-acre Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument changed devastatingly on that fateful day in May of 1980.  An earthquake triggered an avalanche,…

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Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument

Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave is an extensive cave; over 390 miles have been surveyed and mapped in this subterranean world of wonders. Visitors can choose between a range…

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Mammoth Cave National Park

Letchworth State Park

Travel by foot in an area once home to the native people named the Seneca Indians.  The Genesee River cuts through the park creating a…

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Interstate Park

Interstate Park educates its visitors on the way frost and glaciers carved rock formations into this land. Learn about this process in the Ice Age…

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Adirondack Park

In 1892, six million acres of New York land was set aside for Adirondack Park.  Almost half of that land is owned by the people of…

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Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore borders 15 miles of the southern shore of Lake Michigan, one of the United States’ Great Lakes.  High mountains of sand…

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Ha Ha Tonka State Park

Located on the Lake of the Ozarks, Ha Ha Tonka State Park in Missouri was once the stomping grounds of national treasure Daniel Boone who…

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Ha Ha Tonka State Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

A diverse range of species make Great Smoky Mountains National Park their home.  There are 240 bird species, white-tailed deer, wild turkey, and groundhogs.  Keep…

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park