Thousands of tourists flock to Grand Teton National Park every year to get a glimpse of Grizzly Bear 399. But this year her fame exploded when she crawled out of her winter den with four tiny cubs in tow. Tune in to the Out and Back podcast this week to learn more about why this famous bear lives so close to the road with crowds of people watching her every move.
On this episode of the Out and Back podcast, hiker and guide book author Scott Turner shares how to make the most of a one-day visit to a national park. He gives insider tips on how to get off the beaten path, and what time of year to visit certain parks. Turner also runs through everything you should bring in your pack to have fun and stay safe on a day hike.
Fidgit and Neon have spent the past five years traveling backpacking, biking, and paddling their way across South and Central America, Mexico, and the United States on a non-motorized tour. In this episode of the the Out and Back podcast, get the inside scoop on their trip, Her Odyssey. Learn how they dreamt up the trip, how to navigate foreign cultures, and tips for staying safe while backpacking abroad. They also share heart-warming stories about locals they’ve met along the way and how their contrasting personalities serve their expedition mission in unique ways.
America’s national parks make excellent winter destinations, offering the possibility of more solitude, dramatic snow-dusted scenery, and cooler, more comfortable temperatures in areas with extreme summer climates, like the Everglades…
Once a year, fleeting reds, yellows, and oranges light up national parks across the country. So, if you’re looking to take in the foliage from the trail, how do you choose which parks to visit of the 61 in the U.S.? Learn about the best national parks to visit this October, top hikes for fall foliage, and helpful tips for the trail.
The Gaia GPS map collection now includes 45 new and updated maps, covering national park and recreation areas throughout the United States. As National Parks open up, stay safe by skipping the paper map and viewing all the park and recreation amenities, trailheads, and must-see stops right on your phone.
Start planing your next national park visit or tour now. Make sure you hit all the best sightseeing stops and avoid inconveniences like road closures along the way with the NPS Visitor maps, available today.