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Aug

8 creepiest places in U.S. national parks

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Jun

Photo of the day: Meet one of the only sled dogs working to protect a national parkThe beautiful Tephra is one of the sled dogs that helps rangers monitor and protect the park during winter, an important role as old as the park itself.

Photo of the day: Meet one of the only sled dogs working to protect a national park
The beautiful Tephra is one of the sled dogs that helps rangers monitor and protect the park during winter, an important role as old as the park itself.

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May

Yosemite asks visitors to leave their drones at homePark administrators warn visitors that drones are banned from all national parks and users will be fined.

Yosemite asks visitors to leave their drones at home
Park administrators warn visitors that drones are banned from all national parks and users will be fined.

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Apr

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Apr

Do you know your national parks?America’s national parks encompass breathtaking natural beauty as well as culturally and historically significant sites. These protected areas offer unique ways for the whole family to connect with nature. Take the quiz and see how much you know!

Do you know your national parks?
America’s national parks encompass breathtaking natural beauty as well as culturally and historically significant sites. These protected areas offer unique ways for the whole family to connect with nature. Take the quiz and see how much you know!

16

Mar

America’s national parks are full of natural wonders, but they’re also home to many things that can strike fear in the hearts of hesitant hikers: dark caverns, wild animals and complete isolation. For the most part, there’s nothing to fear, but if you’re looking to add a little spook to your next outdoor adventure, check out these parks. Local legends, historic hauntings and creepy creatures make these national parks the perfect places for scary hikes.8 creepiest places in U.S. national parks

America’s national parks are full of natural wonders, but they’re also home to many things that can strike fear in the hearts of hesitant hikers: dark caverns, wild animals and complete isolation. For the most part, there’s nothing to fear, but if you’re looking to add a little spook to your next outdoor adventure, check out these parks. Local legends, historic hauntings and creepy creatures make these national parks the perfect places for scary hikes.
8 creepiest places in U.S. national parks

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Dec

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Dec

The best national parks for extreme sports

02

Dec

Photo of the day: 'Cloud waterfalls' cascade across the Grand CanyonAs thousands across the country lined up for Black Friday madness, park rangers and tourists at the Grand Canyon lined up along Mather Point to witness a rare cloud inversion.
See more amazing photos of “cloud waterfalls.”

Photo of the day: 'Cloud waterfalls' cascade across the Grand Canyon
As thousands across the country lined up for Black Friday madness, park rangers and tourists at the Grand Canyon lined up along Mather Point to witness a rare cloud inversion.

See more amazing photos of “cloud waterfalls.”

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Nov

Elk’s sad tale a reminder not to feed wildlifeThe elk made headlines when it was filmed butting heads with a photographer. Officials say the animal lost its instinctive fear of people after being fed by visitors and had to be euthanized.

Elk’s sad tale a reminder not to feed wildlife
The elk made headlines when it was filmed butting heads with a photographer. Officials say the animal lost its instinctive fear of people after being fed by visitors and had to be euthanized.