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National Parks Traveler Podcast

Jun 29, 2022

There really are few days that aren't great for paddling on Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park, whether you're in a canoe or a sea kayak. During a short getaway in early June my wife and I did just that. Embed the picture that accompanies this post in your mind, then listen as I paddle the lake and describe...

Jun 26, 2022

NPT Ep 176 Spot List - Run Time - 41:40

:02 National Parks Traveler introduction
:12 Episode Intro with Lynn Riddick
:34 The Road Scholar - Bill Mize - The Spirit of South Dakota
:44 Eastern National Passport
1:27 Interior Federal Credit Union
1:45 Washington’s National Park Fund
2:18 Wild Tribute
2:39 Great Smoky...

Jun 19, 2022

The impact of the Covid shutdown in the National Park System is well-known, and we regret that many park-related businesses in the gateway communities may not have made it. The National Parks Traveler circled back to one particular business that we had featured in an article in May 2020 –- Southern Yosemite Mountain...

Jun 12, 2022

Waking up in the middle of the night in the backcountry of a national park can often be an interesting, or even unnerving, experience. What was it that caused you to wakeup? Fourteen years ago, deep in the interior of Yellowstone National Park it was the howling of a wolf that woke me, and when I think about it, it...

Jun 5, 2022

The natural and wild environments of our national parks offer the unsurpassed protection and diverse ecosystems that birds need to thrive. And that makes our parks equally great places for you to see birds. This week the Traveler’s Lynn Riddick talks to birding expert Nicholas Lund of Maine Audubon, who believes that...