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President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and their two children Malia and Sasha, visited the Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming today. They were also accompanied ...
by indepenocrat
Comment Count 147 comments on Sat Aug 15, 2009 at 06:16 PM PDT with 210 Recommends
It's happening faster than we could have imagined and yet the evidence was right before us all the time. The Earth Poles are the fastest warming areas of our planet and both North and South Poles ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 81 comments on Mon Aug 18, 2014 at 12:58 PM PDT with 166 Recommends
Just got back from Sleeping Bear Dunes with the family. A national park in Northern Michigan. $12 per night. We stayed for 3 nights. $36 plus the ten dollar park entry fee, so $46. Fourty six bucks.
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 114 comments on Sun Aug 15, 2010 at 12:56 AM PDT with 149 Recommends
More than a thousand years ago, the Ancestral Puebloans constructed a number of larges pueblos in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico. The ruins of these ancient pueblos came to the attention of the Americans ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 57 comments on Sun Feb 26, 2012 at 07:51 AM PST with 118 Recommends
Location/Geography : Grand County, Moab, eastern Utah. Area: 76,358.98 acres; 119 square miles. Spotlight : This park setting has more arches than any other place on the planet! Ancient salt ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 80 comments on Sat Feb 16, 2013 at 07:48 AM PST with 81 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 45 comments on Sun Nov 03, 2013 at 07:37 PM PST with 72 Recommends
When you think of this national park, what comes to mind? For instance, this view:
by richholtzin
Comment Count 79 comments on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 08:15 AM PST with 69 Recommends
Seven of us entered Lechuguilla Cave for a planned week-long trip underground, at 11:45 AM on Saturday November 10th. We were expected out by the following Saturday evening. As we travelled along, ...
by James Wells
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 04:14 PM PST with 69 Recommends
Today, we continue and finish our simmering tour of the Big Valley straddling Nevada and California. This setting truly has it all, including one of the most clear and majestic celestial displays ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 07:36 AM PST with 59 Recommends
About This New Series : Encouraged by some commentators to share more famous landmarks of the Colorado Plateau, that I can and will gladly do. These offerings are mainly intended for a virtual ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 65 comments on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 07:35 AM PST with 56 Recommends
Olympic Range from Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center We had never been to this national park, and had never seen some of the birds living in the extreme northwest part of the U.S., so it was ...
by Senor Unoball
Comment Count 84 comments on Sun Aug 25, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT with 52 Recommends
Prologue : Possibly the most famous caverns in the world. . .that is, below its crust. I, myself, never felt entirely comforting doing the spelunking kind of exploration, ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 106 comments on Fri Mar 29, 2013 at 08:05 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
In another installment of our Greater Yellowstone adventures, I hope to encourage those that have never visited Yellowstone to get it done in 2010. And for those that have visited Yellowstone it may ...
by delmardougster
Comment Count 46 comments on Sun Apr 18, 2010 at 10:02 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
America's National Parks are sometimes called America's best idea. We the People, decided that one of the most important aspects of American Exceptionalism was to preserve for the citizens of this ...
by pollwatcher
Comment Count 25 comments on Sat Sep 08, 2012 at 07:26 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
The Yasuní Is The Goose That Laid The Golden Egg For those of you who haven't been keeping up with the conversation about oil development in Ecuador, I hope you decide to read this and learn more. ...
by angelajean
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Aug 26, 2013 at 08:38 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Capitol Reef? What is that? Is it in the south seas somewhere? I thought you guys were going to take a road trip to go hiking? I know Capitol Reef is not well known but some of the responses I get ...
by delmardougster
Comment Count 39 comments on Sun Jun 06, 2010 at 11:08 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Yesterday, Representatives Pete DeFazio (OR-04) and Raul Grijalva (AZ-09) of the House Natural Resources Committee sent a letter to Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell urging her to protect more ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Jan 25, 2014 at 03:23 PM PST with 25 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 08:14 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Of all the places we have hiked and photographed, Yellowstone and its surrounding wild lands are by far the most spectacular - no contest. There is something about the American west, and Yellowstone ...
by delmardougster
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Apr 11, 2010 at 08:45 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 80 comments on Fri Jul 05, 2013 at 07:45 AM PDT with 22 Recommends