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48 Hours in Grand Canyon National Park

The Grand Canyon astonishes even the most seasoned travelers, but a visit here offers far more than a jaw-dropping view across a 6000-foot-deep, vermilion-streaked chasm. Park staffers point out that...

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Kobuk Valley National Park

Sand Dunes and Half a Million Caribou Situated entirely north of the Arctic Circle, Kobuk Valley National Park preserves a natural landscape rich with ancient history and caribou. A true...

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Kenai Fjords National Park

A Glimpse of Past Ice Ages Located south of Anchorage near the town of Seward lies Alaska’s smallest national park.  Carved by glaciers flowing from the Harding Icefield to the...

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Mammoth Cave National Park

Descend into the Longest Known Caving System in the World [caption id="attachment_23972" align="aligncenter" width="541"] Zack Frank / Shutterstock[/caption] Mammoth Cave National Park houses the longest known cave system in the...

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Hot Springs National Park

Hot Springs National Park is adjacent to the city of Hot Springs, Arkansas. It gets its name from the hot spring water that flows down the western side of an...

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National Park of American Samoa

A South Pacific Paradise of Volcanic Islands The only U.S. national park south of the equator is the National Park of American Samoa. Located in the Pacific Ocean, the park...

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Experience Active the Active Volcanic Landscape of Mauna Loa and Kilauea Five volcanoes make up the Big Island of Hawaii, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park protects two of them —...

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Grand Teton National Park

A Destination for Natural Beauty and Adventure Grand Teton National Park was founded twice– first in 1929, with an area of 96,000 acres, and then again in 1950. The 1950...

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Great Basin National Park

Stunning Marble Caves under the Starriest Night Skies In east-central Nevada lies Great Basin National Park, with forests of bristlecone pines, beautiful caves, and one of the clearest night skies...

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Mesa Verde National Park

Tour Cliff Dwellings of the Ancestral Puebloans Nestled into the sheltered alcoves of the canyon walls stand the remains of elaborate stone communities constructed by the Ancestral Puebloans of Mesa...

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