Sep 24, 2023
For the past 240 weeks, the National Parks Traveler has brought
you weekly podcasts examining life, news, and exploration of the
National Park System. It’s been a long-running series that has
never lacked for topics.
We hope you’ve found those episodes as informative and interesting as we have.
Sep 17, 2023
Grand Teton National Park is an incredible place, rich in wildlife, mountaineering history, pioneer history, and Native American history. And, rightfully so, it’s one of the busiest parks in the National Park System. In 2021 the park saw nearly 4 million visitors, as the public rushed back out into nature after the...
Sep 10, 2023
Bison have been in the news recently. The Interior Department this past week released $5 million to help fund both bison restoration and grasslands rehabilitation. And next month Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan will release their latest documentary, The American Buffalo. The American Buffalo documentary traces the history...
Sep 3, 2023
It’s been nearly eight years since a storm of historic
proportions pounded Death Valley National Park and did extensive
damage in Grapevine Canyon in the northeastern corner of the park
where Scotty’s Castle stands. The popular tourist attraction still
has not reopened as repair work continues.
That storm was...
Aug 27, 2023
If you were to plan an extended trip through the National Park System, how would you do it? Where would you go first? How would you prepare?
In this week’s podcast, the Traveler’s Lynn Riddick talks with Cristian Garza, who recently returned from a four-month jaunt through the parks. He clocked some 300 hours of...