The new year always takes some adjustment. Now that the holiday dust has settled, job duties (hopefully) back on track, maybe even sticking to some resolutions, it’s time to plan some travel. If getting outdoors is a 2020 priority, we’ve got some great news: This upcoming Martin Luther King Jr.
National parks are set aside for a good reason—they’re the most spectacular places in the country—but that means that they’re often overcrowded and teeming with tourists. Utah’s Zion Narrows Trail Will Be Open to Hikers Forever, Thanks to a $1.5-Million Agreement There are good reasons why people flock to the
SHORTLY AFTER nightfall on January 12, 1995, the biologist Doug Smith strapped on snowshoes and hiked to Crystal Creek, in Yellowstone National Park. A day earlier, eight wild gray wolves had been flown from Canada to Great Falls, Montana, then trucked 250 miles to the park. A local school had
When it comes to national park adventures, winter pursuits can be just as thrilling—if not more—than summer ventures. The 50 Best Weekend Winter Getaways Whether you crave heart-pumping downhill ski runs or the quiet bliss of solitude in a please-let-there-be-no-cell-service zone, America’s Best Idea has something for everyone, regardless of
Former astronaut and Colorado native Vance Brand is looking to make one of America’s largest national parks even larger. The 88-year-old is working to donate 40 acres of land that he had purchased back in 1967 to Rocky Mountain National Park, reports The Denver Post. And and on Tuesday, Colorado
If you’re the outdoorsy type, and you constantly find yourself gravitating toward the road less traveled, then you’re probably familiar with the Narrows in Zion National Park. But if you’ve never had the chance to visit the Narrows yourself, we’ve got some great news for you. On Tuesday, the Salt
This past summer, the Department of the Interior signed a policy granting access to low-speed electric bikes (e-bikes) in national parks—giving them the same rules and regulations as non-motorized bikes. Naturally, in recent months, there has been much debate over whether or not this is a good idea. On Thursday,