Seldom-Seen Yellowstone

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By Lee E. Smith and Arline Chandler
August 22, 2016

  The geysers, hot springs and wildlife may get top billing, but hiking off the beaten path reveals some of the first national park’s most breathtaking sights When visiting Yellowstone, the country’s first national park, you can see most of the notable sights without ever having to leave the... Read more »

Find Your Adventure: Cool Is The Rule

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by Alan Rider
August 19, 2016

  In putting together our ‘Find Your Adventure’ series celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the National Park Service, we’ve traveled from coast to coast to bring you stories of the adventures to be had in our national parks. The one thing we haven’t spoken to directly, however,... Read more »

Points of Interest

See bears feasting on spawning salmon during July and September at Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska.

By Alan Rider
July 20, 2016

  57 things you always wondered about the National Park Service* (*But didn’t know who to ask) Everybody knows the National Park Service (NPS). And by now you should know MotorHome is celebrating the organization’s 100th birthday all year long with our Find Your Adventure series. Now that... Read more »

Divinely Inspired

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By Alan Rider
June 24, 2016

    Southern Utah’s Zion National Park may not be heaven, but you can see it from there Life is too short to spend your days sitting back and watching the world go by. Especially when you consider the wide variety of adventures to be had in the 400-plus units under the protection of the... Read more »

Bon Voyageurs!

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By Alan Rider
May 25, 2016

        Set sail for adventure at Minnesota’s Voyageurs National Park As you dip your paddle blade into the clear water of Rainy Lake, the present day seems to fall away as you find yourself paddling a birch-bark canoe loaded down with 90-pound bundles of beaver pelts headed... Read more »

Uncommon Sense

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By Alan Rider
April 20, 2016

  A visit to Capitol Reef National Park is a treat  for all of your senses   By their very nature, all national parks are places where the senses are invigorated. As you look up at the gigantic redwoods towering above you, or listen to the mournful sound of a loon calling across the water,... Read more »

Life’s A Beach

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By Alan Rider
March 21, 2016

  Cape Hatteras and Cape Lookout national seashores make fine places to be marooned for days on end When we think of the National Park Service (NPS), we generally think of just that: national parks. The fact of the matter, however, is that for the past century, the NPS has been faithfully standing... Read more »

A Walk in the Dark

The Historic Tour leads visitors through Broadway, or the Main Cave. This 2-mile, two-hour tour has an elevation change of 300 feet.

By Alan Rider
February 24, 2016

  Make your own journey to the center of the Earth at Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky Though it may seem like the National Park Service has been around forever, it was 100 years ago that President Woodrow Wilson signed the act that created the agency tasked with protecting America’s... Read more »

Find Your Adventure: Smartphone Saver

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by Alan Rider
February 3, 2016

  One of the best things about our yearlong Find Your Adventure series celebrating the 100th birthday of the National Park Service are all the fun new activities we’ll be introducing you to, from sea kayaking to canyoneering. While the range of adventures is quite broad (see the first of our feature... Read more »

Sweet Sensations

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By Dave G. Houser
January 27, 2016

  Washington’s Mount Rainier National Park rewards visitors with a glimpse into its historic past, one-of-a-kind vistas and delectable local foods including suc culent blackberry pie I have a real penchant for avoiding summer crowds when I set out on an RV trip. I’ll go to almost any length... Read more »

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