Mon, May 13 2013 at 2:26 PM
Carrizo Plain National Monument — which is hot and dry for much of the year — is a bountiful but fragile ecosystem in California.
Tue, May 07 2013 at 6:36 PM
Take a walk among the redwoods in this serene park in the Santa Cruz mountains.
Mon, Aug 27 2012 at 1:01 PM
Take a dip in Lake Champlain after a long hike through this Vermont state park.
Mon, Aug 20 2012 at 10:01 AM
With biking, hiking, horseback riding and fishing, you may never want to leave this North Carolina gem. (Luckily, the park has 28 camp sites available, so you might not have to.)
Mon, Aug 13 2012 at 3:30 PM
This Georgia gateway park to the Okefenokee Swamp offers water tours, camping opportunities and your best chance to see an alligator up-close and personal.
Mon, Aug 06 2012 at 6:31 PM
Rustic buildings scattered across this Iowa state park make the trails all the more worth forging.
Tue, Jul 31 2012 at 12:09 PM
This California park may get overshadowed by its famous neighbors, but you won't want to miss a chance to see one of the world's oldest living trees or a stunning waterfall.
Mon, Jul 23 2012 at 1:02 PM
The site of Roosevelt's Elkhorn Ranch house is now home to an immense diversity of wildlife.
Mon, Jul 16 2012 at 11:02 AM
This expansive park offers a peek at the wilder side of New York and New Jersey — from the plush woodlands, hundreds of animal species and even a nude beach.
Fri, Jul 13 2012 at 6:01 PM
The absence of cellphone service and public Internet access make this park a great place to unplug from the chaos of everyday life.