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Hiking Wind Cave National Park: Prairie above, Boxwork below
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Nestled in the scenic Black Hills of South Dakota is one of our nation’s oldest national parks. Honestly, it is a pretty unassuming place. From the scenic drive, there are some modest views of prairie littered with buffalo. Most people … Read More

Hike Texas Parks: Palmetto State Park
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Located in Central Texas not far from San Antonio, Palmetto State Park is a fun place to take a few short day hikes. The park’s dwarf palmetto population is rare this far west, and it gives the place a tropical … Read More

Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota
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We’ve hiked through a myriad of parks all over the United States in the last few years. They all have their own beauty and value. This one stands apart from the rest in its uniqueness. Theodore Roosevelt National Park in … Read More

Isle Royale National Park: A Superior Hike
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We set off from the shores of Grand Portage, MN early one morning in July. Our boat, the Sea Wolf, cuts through the choppy waters of Lake Superior, carrying us 20 miles to Isle Royale National Park. The ride takes … Read More

Off the Beaten Path at Petrified Forest National Park
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The best hikes are off the beaten path at Petrified Forest National Park. Ask a park ranger for details when you stop at the visitor’s center. They will give you a spiral packed with details on their wilderness hikes. We … Read More

Arches National Park in One Fantastic Hike
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There are something like 2,000 arches dispersed in the desert near Moab, Utah in Arches National Park. Brilliant red stone reaches high into the sky to form imposing and inspiring pillars, buttes, and natural arcs of unsurpassed beauty. When you’re … Read More