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National Parks Traveler Podcast

Jul 25, 2021

What has been your experience in the National Park System this year? Have you found lots of crowds, or has your experience been more enjoyable because you haven’t encountered scores of other visitors milling about?

Today we're discussing crowding in the parks with Kristen Brengel of the National Parks Conservation...

Jul 21, 2021

One of the newest additions to the National Park System is the World War I Memorial in the District of Columbia. Traveler's Kurt Repanshek and Contributing Editor Kim O'Connell offer this short audio postcard from the site.

Jul 18, 2021

Through the efforts of the #SaveLACougars campaign, tens of millions of dollars have been raised so far to build the world’s largest wildlife corridor over the 101 Freeway in Liberty Canyon, west of Los Angeles. Such a bridge would help protect mountain lions roaming the Santa Monica Mountains.

Jul 11, 2021

In this, the first segment of a two-part series, the Traveler’s Lynn Riddick talks with Beth Pratt of the National Wildlife Federation to dig deep into the life of a mountain lion and find out why fragmented habitats are so destructive to their survival. They’ll also discuss the immense outpouring of support for...

Jul 4, 2021

To celebrate Independence Day and our hard-fought freedoms, National Parks Traveler’s Lynn Riddick takes on us a visit to Fort McHenry National Monument and Shrine to learn more about its history and the story behind the poem that was inspired by the Battle of Baltimore.