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11

Jul

Spirit of Henry David Thoreau’s ‘Walden’ lives on at state park
Thoreau is perhaps best known for his book “Walden,” which was inspired by the two years he spent living simply in a self-built cabin along the shore of Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts.
 
This beautiful slice of nature still exists today in the form of a Walden Pond State Reservation. Often considered the birthplace of the conservation movement, this protected 335-acre park features hiking trails, a replica of Thoreau’s cabin and the 102-foot-deep kettle-hole pond, which is a popular swimming destination in the summer.

21

Mar

Wildlife photography in city parks: A how-to guideYou don’t have to drive miles away from civilization to get amazing shots of wildlife. City parks offer a perfect opportunity to hone your camera skills and capture award-winning images.

Wildlife photography in city parks: A how-to guide
You don’t have to drive miles away from civilization to get amazing shots of wildlife. City parks offer a perfect opportunity to hone your camera skills and capture award-winning images.

01

Mar

10 of the best state parks in America

24

Jul

10 parks for the serious rock climber

23

Jul

King David’s palace uncovered in IsraelThe Israeli government hopes to turn the site into a national park.

King David’s palace uncovered in Israel
The Israeli government hopes to turn the site into a national park.

25

Jun

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Index of History, adventure await at Big Basin Redwoods — take a tour in photos

05

Jun

15 reasons to visit YosemiteWe let the photos do the talking in this tour of the iconic national park.

15 reasons to visit Yosemite
We let the photos do the talking in this tour of the iconic national park.

28

May


 Atheists push for books next to Bibles in Georgia state parks  



The governor’s decision to allow Bibles at Georgia state park cabins has prompted an atheist group to offer a generous donation.
The governor’s decision to allow Bibles at Georgia state park cabins has prompted an atheist group to offer a generous donation.

20

May

10 of the top U.S. cities for nature lovers
An analysis of the nation’s largest metro areas reveals some of the top urban destinations for people who love the outdoors.

10 of the top U.S. cities for nature lovers

An analysis of the nation’s largest metro areas reveals some of the top urban destinations for people who love the outdoors.

28

Apr

California coast shows off its wild beauty at Ano Nuevo State Park
A state park since 1958, this spot about 55 miles south of San Francisco is a natural preserve for native wildlife and offers visitors incredible views of the rocky coastline.

California coast shows off its wild beauty at Ano Nuevo State Park

A state park since 1958, this spot about 55 miles south of San Francisco is a natural preserve for native wildlife and offers visitors incredible views of the rocky coastline.