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Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument
1 week ago

Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument

The land around Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument has been important to Native Americans for generations. In 2014, this land was approved as a National Monument by President Obama.

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Visit Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area
2 months ago

Visit Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area

Should you find yourself meandering through the Midwest, then you certainly must make a stop to see the vast, wild landscape of Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. Offering visitors an unparalleled opportunity to immerse themselves in the natural world, the extraordinary site of Bighorn Canyon spans more than 120,000 acres in Montana and Wyoming and is comprised of a diversified landscape of forest, mountains, upland prairie, deep canyons, broad valleys, high desert, lake, and wetlands.

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Quick Guide to Fort Collins, Colorado
3 months ago

Quick Guide to Fort Collins, Colorado

Fort Collins may not be as well-known as Denver and Boulder, but it’s a haven for cycling enthusiasts and craft beer aficionados … not to mention, just a wonderful place to visit. Don’t miss these spots when you stop by.

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Guide to Visiting Harper’s Ferry National Historic Park
5 months ago

Guide to Visiting Harper’s Ferry National Historic Park

Many trips often ask you to make a choice: explore the great outdoors, or spend time touring the city. Harper’s Ferry National Historic Park says why not both? This historic park combines the historic reenactment town charm with beautiful park views. Whether you want to spend a day in a museum setting, hiking, or learning about the colonial era of our nation, Harper’s Ferry National Historic Park has a little something for everyone.

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Pine Forest Range Wilderness
5 months ago

Pine Forest Range Wilderness

For many, Nevada is all about the bright lights and casinos of cities like Las Vegas and Reno. However, there is another part of Nevada that most people don’t often take the time to experience; the natural side of the state.

There are a number of parks and reserves both completely within the state and touching its borders, but one beautiful (and recently added) gem is the Pine Forest Range Wilderness. Created only in 2014, and run by theBureau of Land Management (BLM), it covers just over 24,000 acres of varied terrain.

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Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
5 months ago

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Off the shore of Lake Superior in Wisconsin, you’ll find the beautiful Apostle Islands. There are 21 in all, and there’s lots to see and do on each. No matter which you choose, all sorts of outdoorsy pursuits await you. From hiking and fishing to kayaking and scuba diving, hunting, and everything in between, there’s fun to be found for everyone!

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Road Trip: U.S. Volcanoes to Visit
7 months ago

Road Trip: U.S. Volcanoes to Visit

For a driving trip that lets you see some of the best volcanoes anywhere, try this “Volcanoes of the Cascades” driving tour. This drive lets you see four volcanoes up close and personal (Mount Rainier, Mount St. Helens, Mount Hood, and Lassen Peak), and offers views of at least three more, at a distance. You will love being in the Pacific Northwest, and seeing these impressive examples of nature’s wonders.

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Biggest Trees to See in the US
8 months ago

Biggest Trees to See in the US

Want to be truly in awe of Mother Nature? Look no further than these huge reminders of the amazing sights that exist in nature. Fair warning that you might have to crane your neck a little bit first, though.

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Backpacking Safety Tips
1 year ago

Backpacking Safety Tips

Backpacking is one of the best ways to connect with nature. It’s just you, the woods, and well…your backpack! Although this can be one of the most extraordinary experiences one …
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Adventure Travel Safety Tips
1 year ago

Adventure Travel Safety Tips

Adventure vacations can be a lot of fun, especially if you plan to do some exploring along the way. Hiking, biking, sightseeing, kayaking, and camping are all popular excursions for …
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