National Park Travel Stories

Learn about adventures, road trips, and legends in America's national parks including Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, and others.

Beartooth peak from Montana's Beartooth Highway just outside Yellowstone National Park

31-Day National Park RV Adventure

With no prior RV experience, traveler Kim Gipple took a 26-foot RV named “Harvey” across the country, visiting 13 parks and driving 6,800 miles in 31 days.

Blue Mesa in Petrified Forest National Park

8 Uncrowded National Parks

Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon get all the attention. These national parks are just as striking but are missing one thing: the crowds.

Hiking on a trail in Rocky Mountain National Park

Leave No Trace in Our National Parks

Even if you live by the phrase “take only photos; leave only footprints” when you’re outdoors, it still might seem counterintuitive to pack out food scraps and toilet paper.