We're thrilled and honored to have been selected as a recipient of a $500,000 grant from the National Park Foundation and the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund, which will help provide transportation and educational support so students can better learn about our parks and nature.
Best National Park Winners (2014) | USA TODAY 10Best
Together with USA TODAY, National Parks Traveler's David and Kay Scott have put together a list of the 20 top parks in America, from which readers can vote to pick the top contender. You know which park we're voting for - we're not ones to be pushy, but we hope you do the same! Voting ends 7/14 at noon.
Sequoia National Park
Certain that ancient trees had a highter purpose than becoming fence posts and shingles, George W. Stewart, the 21-year-old city editor of the Visalia Delta, penned an 1878 editorial calling for a state ban on cutting giant sequoias. For the next dozen years, the newspaperman battled mining, livestock, and timber interests, and spurred state and federal officials to secure the park’s first 76 square miles.
Camping Tips for Family Camping
If you are searching for camping tips, you are in the right place! Some of our best summer family memories have taken place while camping. Tent camping. Hard core, cooking over an open fire, no bathrooms in sight kind of camping. I will tell you right up front that camping in anything other than a …