Trail

Pony Express National Historic Trail

April 16, 2010 - 12:02pm — GettingOutside
Pony Express National Historic Trail
Description: 
This year is the 150th Anniversary of Pony Express - A Celebration Will Take Place in WASHINGTON, DC to commemorate the Pony Express, the National Historic Trail and its purpose of preserving the Missouri-to-California Route!

The Pony Express National Historic Trail, established in 1992, is one of 17 National Historic Trails administered by the NPS. The Express started mail service between Missouri and California, in April 1860. It lasted 18 months, until the outbreak of the Civil War.

Location

Pony Express National Historic Trail Saint Joseph, MO, 64501
United States
Phone: (801) 741-1012
39° 45' 53.226" N, 94° 50' 39.4296" W
  

Fort Dupont Park

March 18, 2010 - 10:54am — GettingOutside
Fort Dupont Park
Description: 
Fort Dupont is one of the forts that are collectively known as the "Civil War Defenses of Washington." Fort Dupont is linked to surrounding forts by a 7-mile trail suitable for hiking or biking.

Fort Dupont Park - Provides Enjoyment For All - During All Seasons

Location

Fort Dupont Park Washington, DC, 20020
United States
Phone: (202)690-5185
38° 51' 46.3536" N, 76° 58' 12.2412" W
  

Big Bend National Park

March 4, 2010 - 9:05pm — GettingOutside
Big Bend National Park
Description: 
Sometimes considered "three parks in one," Big Bend includes mountain, desert, and river environments. An hour’s drive can take you from the banks of the Rio Grande to a mountain basin nearly a mile high.

Big Bend National Park encompasses more than 800,000 acres in southwest Texas. For more than 1,000 miles, the Rio Grande forms the international boundary between Mexico and the United States; Big Bend National Park administers approximately one-quarter of that boundary.

Location

Big Bend National Park Big Bend National Park, TX, 79834
United States
Phone: 432-477-2251
29° 12' 59.9544" N, 103° 15' 58.8528" W
  

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

March 2, 2010 - 9:05pm — GettingOutside
The beautiful majestic sunset at Great Smoky Mountains is a site to behold!
Description: 
Great Smoky Mountains National Park preserves a rich cultural tapestry of Southern Appalachian history. Coming here you will find an extremely wide array of biological treasures, scenic natural environments; and an extensive list of things to do!

Biological diversity is the hallmark of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which encompasses over 800 square miles in the Southern Appalachian Mountains in both Tennessee and South Carolina. No other area of equal size in a temperate climate can match the park's amazing diversity of plants, animals, and invertebrates.

Location

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Gatlinburg, TN, 37738
United States
Phone: (865) 436-1200
35° 42' 51.3324" N, 83° 30' 36.5904" W
  

Congaree National Park

February 27, 2010 - 9:05pm — GettingOutside
The American Kestrel, one of many beautiful birds found at Congaree NP
Description: 
Congaree National Park provides a sanctuary for plants and animals, a research site for scientists, and a place for you to walk and relax in a tranquil wilderness setting amidst giant hardwoods and towering pines.

Welcome to Congaree National Park, the largest remnant of old-growth floodplain forest remaining on the continent! Experience national and state champion trees, towering to record size amidst astonishing biodiversity. Walk, paddle or just relax within this dynamic floodplain ecosystem.

Location

Congaree National Park Hopkins, SC, 29061
United States
Phone: 803-776-4396
33° 52' 41.5524" N, 80° 49' 56.0748" W
  

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

February 27, 2010 - 9:05pm — DiscDoggie
Carlsbad Caverns feature some of the most interesting cavern features at Temple of the Sun - Part of Big Room Route
Description: 
Carlsbad is home to more than 100 caves formed when sulfuric acid dissolved the surrounding limestone, creating some of the largest caves in North America. If you are in New Mexico and have an interest in cave exploring, this is the place for you.

Carlsbad Caverns National Park contains more than 110 limestone caves that are outstanding in the profusion, diversity and beauty of their formations. Caves are fragile environments that are affected by human activities and natural processes both underground and on the surface.

Location

Carlsbad Cavern National Park Carlsbad, NM, 88220
United States
Phone: (505) 785-2232
46° 4' 52.608" N, 103° 59' 18.6504" W
  

Crater Lake National Park

February 27, 2010 - 9:05pm — DiscDoggie
wizard island at Crater Lake
Description: 
Crater Lake was officially set aside as a National Park in 1902, but its geographic features and remote setting did practically the same job for thousands of years. Now the park is accessible to all during the summer.

Crater Lake - Like No Place Else on Earth

Location

Crater Lake National Park Crater Lake, OR, 97604
United States
Phone: 541-594-3100
43° 0' 43.7724" N, 122° 10' 38.7984" W
  

Reid State Park

January 25, 2010 - 10:04am — krosendale
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Description: 
Reid State Park is Maine's first saltwater beach state park. Dedicated in 1946, the park features long sandy beaches for birdwatching and beachcombing, as well as trails for hiking and watching wildlife.

Reid State Park is located on Georgetown Island, near Bath, Maine. Open year-round, the park provides expansive sandy beaches for swimming and fishing, as well as ample trails for hiking and nature watching. In the winter, visitors can go cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. The park is a wonderful destination both for families and nature lovers.

Location

Reid State Park
375 Seguinland Road
Reid State Park, ME, 04548
United States
Phone: 1 860-242-1158
Fax: 1 860-424-4070
43° 47' 12.1416" N, 69° 43' 58.0584" W
Contact Name: 
Reid State Park
Reid State Park
  

Garner State Park

December 27, 2009 - 10:51pm — jhonson123
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Description: 
Hundreds of thousands of visitors flock here each year to enjoy its matchless vacation facilities and exquisitely beautiful natural scenery. Garner State Park is worth the trip!

Garner State Park is 1419.8 acres (10 water acres of the Frio River) of recreational facilities in northern Uvalde County. Garner State Park is found in the northern part of Uvalde County. Located thirty miles north of Uvalde and seven miles north of Concan, Garner State Park has ten acres of riverfront.

Location

Garner State Park Concan, TX, 78838
United States
Phone: 1 203-735-4311
Fax: 1 860-424-4070
29° 33' 30.0456" N, 99° 44' 3.894" W
  

Colorado Bend State Park

December 27, 2009 - 9:36pm — deanna404
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Description: 
Colorado Bend State Park has great hiking with a 60-foot waterfall and many varieties of birds. This is a terrific park for camping, fishing, and lots of outdoor activities.

Location

Colorado Bend State Park Chappel, TX, 76824
United States
Phone: 1 860-482-1817
Fax: 1 860-424-4070
31° 3' 20.6136" N, 98° 34' 15.1356" W