State Parks

Palo Duro Canyon State Park in Texas

Palo Duro Canyon State Park in Texas

When it comes to one of the best-kept secrets of the Lone Star State, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, sometimes called the “Grand Canyon of Texas,” ranks pretty high. Comprising 29,182 acres of orange canyons, buttes, and spires, the park…

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Independence Rock State Historic Site in Wyoming

Independence Rock State Historic Site in Wyoming

Once one of the most important landmarks for early settlers traveling along the Oregon, Mormon, and California Trails, Independence Rock is a massive granite rock rising 130 feet high, 1,900 feet long, and spanning over a mile in circumference. Originating…

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Top 10 California State Parks to Visit in 2015

Top 10 California State Parks to Visit in 2015

California is full of a diverse range of stunning landscapes that make up the state park system. From beaches and ancient forests to mountains and lakes, there’s tons to explore in California. Here’s a look at 10 of the top…

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Visiting Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in Texas

Visiting Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in Texas

As you look up to the summit, heat waves simmer along the gray rock sloping endlessly before you. The Texas summer sun—never known to take a day off—swelters as heat rises from the granite beneath you. It’s the middle of…

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Quick Stop: Goosenecks State Park

Quick Stop: Goosenecks State Park

Located in San Juan County, Utah, this entrenched meander is overlooked by many when traveling through the area. The canyon has been carved out by the San Juan River over millions of years and unlike the more known Horseshoe Bend,…

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Watkins Glen State Park [Guest Blog]

Watkins Glen State Park [Guest Blog]

My goal is to provide quality content of a ton of different locations across the US. That’s not easy for one person, so I’m always looking for guest bloggers who want to share their own experiences. Here’s my first guest…

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