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National Park Kick: Mammoth Cave

  Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave is the world’s largest known cave system with more than 400 miles explored and more being found every year. The park is located in the hilly Green River valley just 1.5 hours south of Louisville and … Continue reading

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Seattle to Chicago: Photo Highlights

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National Parks need our help!

Because of today’s forced spending cuts, the National Park Service is faced with funding cuts of $100 million dollars. This will most likely be seen through reductions in visitor access, park facility hours, resource management and staffing (save the park … Continue reading

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Kick of the Week: Devils Tower

Happy 96th Birthday to the National Park Service! In honor of this occasion, here is an early hick-kick photo taken during our Great Western road trip in 2009. A sci-fi icon since Spielberg’s 1977 film Close Encounters of the Third Kind, … Continue reading

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Reading Material: 10 Best of Everything in the National Parks

When people ask me what my favorite National Park is, my brain nearly short circuits. A favorite? Just one? Not possible. That’s why I love the concept of the book, “10 Best of Everything in the National Parks” from National … Continue reading

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Fantasy Road Trip: Seattle to Chicago

Update: Not just a fantasy anymore, we’re actually doing it. Another update: We did it. Sometimes the slightest thought can inspire an epic road trip. Innocent seeming quotes like “I’m visiting my sister in South Carolina this summer, want to … Continue reading

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Desert Southwest In Images

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