Category Archives: National Park

Flinders Chase National Park

Part of the Wonders of KI tour at Southern Ocean Lodge includes a visit to Flinders Chase National Park to see much of what it has to offer. Our first stop was at the Cape du Couedic lighthouse. A short … Continue reading

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Wow, this really happened?

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the econom View more of this story on NBC News. I can’t believe after the government shut down all the parks that a Congressman would actually walk up to a … Continue reading

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Government Shut Down

It is a sad, sad time that all the National Parks have now closed due to the Government Shutdown. It is a shame that the people we have “hired” to run this country can’t seem to work together in order … Continue reading

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Yosemite Nature Notes – One Day in Yosemite Video

This is one of the most beautiful videos I have ever seen done on Yosemite National Park. I love how they have everyone part of the video from the kitchen staff and waiters, to the tram driver, to the hard … Continue reading

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Yosemite National Park Time Lapse

It took 19 days and two photographers to capture this very stunning time lapse video of Yosemite. They captured all angles of the park including waterfalls (I really love the last scene of watching the fall move back and forth … Continue reading

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Subway map of the National Park system

This is such an awesome picture! The Sierra Club designed this subway-style map for the national park system. Now only if there was an actual train system that could take you to all of them!  

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It’s National Park Week!!

Currently running, National Park Week started April 21 and will end on April 29. All 397 national parks and monuments will have free admission so you can visit the beauty that they offer. If you’re near places like Yellowstone and … Continue reading

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Fabulous photos

This link came in through my Google Alerts today. They are beautiful photos of the highest points in the US National Parks. The ones from Alaska are just stunning and make me want to go there now more than ever.  … Continue reading

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Bugling elk at RMNP

The elk are bugling at Rocky Mountain National Park! If you haven’t seen this phenomenon yet, I highly suggest driving out to see it.  For $20 you can get a 7 day pass into the park and drive around to … Continue reading

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Challenges of NPS

The topic of the lack of people of color visiting national parks made the news again. Not too long ago it was also in the news after Oprah addressed the issue on her show. It’s an interesting topic with many … Continue reading

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