5 Stories to Inspire Your Lust for the Great Outdoors

“Through their spectacular landscapes, magnificent wildlife and rich history, national parks have inspired generations of visitors. But often, it is the people within those parks who move us most. Here are five personal stories of determination, selflessness and healing that show how parks can bring out the best in people.” Nicolas Brulliard Source: 5 Inspirational Stories…

Oregon’s One National Park

While Oregon has only one national park, it is by no means lacking spectacular wild places to visit. There are many well kept sceret scenic places to visit in this state, and here are just a few to get you and your family started on the Oregon trails. Crater Lake National Park Almost two thousand…

National Parks: Hawaiian BioBlitz Festival

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park BioBlitz and Biodiversity & Cultural Festival Join National Geographic Society and National Park Service and explore the interconnectedness of plants, animals, environment, and the people using the art of experiential learning. The event is a free 2-day experience with scientists, students, Hawaiian cultural practitioners, and the public.  Small groups dispersed throughout the park will…

Surf’s Up!

Unless you are living along the coast, you probably aren’t thinking about getting in the ocean for some recreational activity, but maybe you should. Surfing is a great way to exercise and get to know the sea, intimately. In Monterey California, they have a local seal that swims around the bay looking for a surfer…