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Staying Safe at Joshua Tree National Park

A vast park situated in the Southern California Desert, Joshua Tree National Park comprises parts of both the Mojave and Colorado Deserts. A popular destination for hikers, it’s imperative that park visitors take the necessary safety precautions before visiting this unique region. Weather The weather at Joshua Tree is the greatest safety threat you faceContinue reading “Staying Safe at Joshua Tree National Park”

How to Spend a Weekend in Katmai National Park

Located in Southwestern Alaska, Katmai National Park is so remote that it can’t be accessed by car – your only options for visiting are by commercial flight or boat. The nearest town is King Salmon, though it is rather remote. Katmai National Park was established in 1918 and encompasses a large number of prehistoric humanContinue reading “How to Spend a Weekend in Katmai National Park”

Katmai National Park Hosts Annual Fat Bear Week 2020

We hope you’re ready, because Alaska’s Katmai National Park is hosting its annual Fat Bear Week competition yet again! Enter this quirky contest to see which of the park’s bears can get the fattest before their winter hibernation. Bears will lose one third of their body fat during the slumber, so it’s important that theyContinue reading “Katmai National Park Hosts Annual Fat Bear Week 2020”

How to Spend a Weekend in Kenai Fjords National Park

The impressive network of fjords that comprise the Kenai Fjords National Park is situated in the Gulf of Alaska and covers more than 600,000 acres. Characterized by the iconic Harding Icefield, Kenai Fjords National Park offers beautiful landscapes and fantastic opportunities for wildlife viewing. If you’ve only got a weekend, you’ll want to make sureContinue reading “How to Spend a Weekend in Kenai Fjords National Park”

How to Spend a Weekend in Isle Royale National Park

A massive island situated in Michigan’s Lake Superior, Isle Royale National Park is both an International Biosphere Reserve and a National Wilderness. Green forest and breathtaking coastline characterize this national park, as well as a plethora of hiking trails since the park does not have any roads. What to Do Hiking As hiking is oneContinue reading “How to Spend a Weekend in Isle Royale National Park”