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National Parks Traveler Podcast

Sep 25, 2022

Today we’re going to delve into some of New York’s Revolutionary War history with an audio trip to Saratoga National Historical Park. The Traveler’s Lynn Riddick caught up park ranger and military historian Eric Schnitzer, who explains what happened there and why it’s significant.


Sep 18, 2022

Fall is here. Snow has fallen in the Rockies, the days are getting shorter, and some animals are realizing that winter isn’t that far away. 

With the change of seasons underway, you should mark your calendar for the most unusual competition in the National Park System and get started on your bracket. Not your NCAA...


Sep 11, 2022

One of the most amazing settings in the National Park System are glacial landscapes. From Glacier National Park in Montana and Mount Rainier National Park in Washington state to Alaska, these rivers of ice are captivating to see and, if you’re lucky enough, to walk upon or watch as they calve blocks of ice into...


Sep 4, 2022

The Biden administration’s desire to preserve at least 30 percent of the country’s lands and waters for nature by 2030 has heightened the public’s interest in nature, and spurred countless conversations into not only how that goal can be achieved, but about the benefits that it will generate.

Professor William...


Aug 28, 2022

It’s been said time and again, the National Park Service is not adequately funded. There’s just not enough money in the agency’s annual budgets to address all the needs across the National Park System. And those needs are many, from maintaining facilities, keeping wastewater treatment plans operating smoothly,...