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National Parks Traveler Podcast

Sep 26, 2021

Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado year-in and year-out is one of the most popular units of the National Park System. Its rugged peaks attract climbers, its heavily forested backcountry lures hikers and backpackers, and its wildlife attracts photographers and visitors hoping to glimpse elk, or catch their unique...

Sep 18, 2021

NPT Ep 136 Spot List - Run Time - 48:00

:02 National Parks Traveler introduction
:12 Episode introduction with Kurt Repanshek
1:05 Parks Book Reviews
23:14 The Offering - Bill Mize - The Sounds of the Great Smoky Mountains
23:33 WNPA
23:54 Yosemite Conservancy
24:17 Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation
24:38 Potrero...

Sep 15, 2021

Have you ever visited the "other" side of Yellowstone? Left the Old Faithful and Steamboat geysers behind, fled the conga lines of vehicles mired in bison and bear jams in the Hayden and Lamar valleys, the shoulder-to-shoulder crowds on the boardwalks ... and opted, instead, for the wild side, where you and nature can...

Sep 12, 2021

The National Park System contains more than parks that preserve incredible landscapes or moments in history. There are many units that honor an individual. Today National Parks Traveler takes a look at a national monument in southwest Missouri dedicated to George Washington Carver. 

Born to an enslaved young woman,...

Sep 8, 2021

Acadia National Park in Maine is a tourist magnet, a problem for those seeking a little solitude with the scenery at the park. Traveler Contributing Editor Kim O'Connell found that out first-hand during her family's visit there this summer, but did manage to find some quiet areas.