As summer comes to a close, the bright blues and greens that characterize the sunshiny season are replaced by a deeper, more vibrant palette. But there are so many destinations to choose from, each with their own unique rainbow of fall colors. The National Park Foundation (NPF) wants you to get outdoors and enjoy one [...]
“…can prevent forest fires.” Yes, we have all heard Smokey the Bear uttering his famous admonition. But I write this morning to urge all campers and RVers to please be aware of the fire danger in the areas they are camping and to adhere to any imposed fire restrictions. As a rule, campers are a [...]
Canyonlands National Park covers a vast area of wilderness, centered round the confluence of the Green and Colorado rivers. The park preserves an immense wilderness of rock, in which water and gravity have carved hundreds of canyons, mesas, buttes, spires, arches, and other spectacular rock formations. The Green and Colorado rivers have carved two large [...]
“There is an eloquence to their forms which stirs the imagination with a singular power and kindles in the mind . . . a glowing response.” —Geologist Clarence E. Dutton, reflecting on his impressions of Zion, 1880 Long before its official designation as a National Park by President William Taft, Zion was a frequent home [...]
What to make lasting memories with the family? Take them on a camping trip to one of more than 50 national parks.