Meet the Adorable Hedgehog Who Loves National Parks and Monuments

@adventuresofcalico Chances are, Calico the Hedgehog looks better in her travel photos than you do—mainly because she’s an entirely adorable exotic animal. For years, Calico has been traveling around the

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Video Proof That the Best Way to Experience the Grand Canyon is By Wingsuit

The Grand Canyon is a sight to see, whether you drive right up to the many lookout points, take a helicopter ride above the valleys, or explore the landmark by

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Outdoorsman Aron Ralston on the Grand Canyon and Denali

Getty Images Ralston, who survived an accident in Utah’s Canyonlands by amputating his forearm with a pocketknife—an experience that became the subject of the film 127 Hours—explains how he fell in

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QUIZ: Can You Identify National Parks Based on Satellite Photos?

@DailyOverview / @digitalglobe Instagram Gorgeous aerial shots give a unique view of America’s national parks—how many can you recognize?  Just in time for the National Parks Service’s 100th birthday, Instagram

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President Obama is Visiting Yosemite For Father’s Day

Kent Nishimura/Bloomberg via Getty Images President Barack Obama proves he’s just an ordinary American dad as he and his family plan to spend Father’s Day at Yosemite National Park this

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Yellowstone Gets a New Sign to Warn Visitors About Bison

Getty Images/Cultura RF Will the new flyer convince tourists to steer clear? Earlier this month, a 62-year-old Australian man was thrown into the air by a bison at Yellowstone National

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California Wildfire Closes Big Sur State Parks

Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images Two major wildfires in California are causing evacuations and closures as firefighters battle the blazes. Officials closed state parks along the Big Sur coast on

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Meet the Photographer Who Scored a Dream Job with the National Park Service

Photo by: Jarob J. Ortiz (left); Casey Paynter (right) For many people, traveling across the country to capture extraordinary landscapes and landmarks of civic importance on film sounds like a dream job.

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Visit 47 National Parks on One Amazing Road Trip

Danita Dellmont/Getty Images There are as many ways to celebrate the National Park Service’s centennial as there are parks to explore (over 400). But for those who have difficulty narrowing

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The Best Airbnb Rentals for Visiting America’s National Parks

ROBERT SCHNAIBLE /Getty Images In honor of the National Park Service’s 100th birthday on Thursday, Airbnb has rounded up its most popular off-the-grid accommodations located in and near some of

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