Big Bend National Park

Rio Grande River at the Big Bend National Park

Famous with the Rio Grande that serenely passes through West Texas, through space and time, carrying the secrets of millennia in her waters. Big Bend National Park is in the southwestern part of Texas along the Texas-Mexico border. Its grandeur is defined by the deep river gorges sparkle down below, and canyons … Read more

Bryce Canyon National Park

Thor’s Hammer in the Bryce Canyon National Park

Hoodoos, also called Earth Pyramids, Fairy Chimneys, and Tent Rocks, are thin and tall spires of rock that are naturally eroded and protrude from the bottom of arid badlands and basins. They’re called so because of its eerie, distinct, mushroom-like appearance. If anyone wishes to see what these look like, the highest … Read more

Canyonlands National Park

Bikers on a sunny day at the Canyonlands National Park

Standing as the largest national park in Utah, Canyonlands National Park preserves a colorful landscape eroded into numerous canyons, mesas, and buttes by the Colorado River, the Green River, and their respective tributaries. There are four districts in which the park is divided: the Island in the Sky, the Needles, the Maze, … Read more

Crater Lake National Park

Overview of the Crater Lake with the rising sun

With its awe-inspiring deep blue water reflecting the clouds in the sky or lack thereof, jagged cliffs lining the lake, peaks in every direction, Crater Lake in Oregon is just worthy of being nicknamed “lake majesty.” The park where the lake is located in 249 square miles of evergreen trees, fields, and … Read more

Denali National Park and Preserve

The magnificent view of the Denali National Park and Reserve

The Denali National Park and Reserve is more than just a mountain. It is also a 6-million-acre stretch of wildland, intersected by a single road and home to thousands of flora and fauna. Denali is the continent’s tallest peak at 6,190 meters. Part of the Alaska Range and found in south-central Alaska, … Read more

Grand Teton National Park

Beautiful view of mountain ranges at Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park is a spectacular national park in Wyoming and just 10 miles from Yellowstone National Park. It is connected by the National Park Service-managed John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway. It covers approximately 310,000 acres. Also, the 40-mile-long Teton Range major peaks are included in the park, and most … Read more

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

The landscape of the Great Sand Dunes with the mountains

A habitat for coastal plants, sand lizards, and the yellow-bellied marmot, sand dunes are mounts, ridges or hills of sand that are formed by the wind. The tallest one in the North American Continent is protected by the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. The well-known Star Dune, towering at 755 … Read more

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Overview of the Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

As its name says, the vast natural area is in southern Alaska, in the U.S., on the Gulf of Alaska, where a place represents 3.3 million miles of glaciers, among other natural phenomena. “White Thunder” as the indigenous Tlingit people call this rugged, snow-capped mountains reaching 15,000 feet high slope down to … Read more