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Great Basin National Park: The Living History of the Oldest Trees in the World

Introduction Welcome to the extraordinary realm of Great Basin National Park, a true gem within the National Park System and a testament to the dedication of the National Park Service. Nestled in the larger Great Basin of Nevada, the Great Basin boasts a captivating tapestry of landscapes that are anything but “just desert.” From the… Continue reading Great Basin National Park: The Living History of the Oldest Trees in the World

Around Lake Tahoe: Hiking the Tahoe Rim Trail

Introduction Located in the heart of the Sierra Nevada, the Tahoe Rim Trail beckons outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike to embark on a journey through some of the most stunning landscapes in the United States. Managed by the Tahoe Rim Trail Association, this 165-mile-long (265 km) trek offers a captivating blend of rugged mountain… Continue reading Around Lake Tahoe: Hiking the Tahoe Rim Trail

Hottest, Driest, Lowest: A Guide to Death Valley National Park

As the hottest, driest, and lowest spot in the United States, Death Valley National Park in California and Nevada is a place of extremes. Death Valley is known for its harsh climate, rugged wilderness, starry night skies, and sweeping desert vistas. The breathtaking landscapes and fiery temperatures make Death Valley one of the most popular… Continue reading Hottest, Driest, Lowest: A Guide to Death Valley National Park