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National Park Getaways

Previous National Park Getaways

prairieFeature 235
June 2014
San Juan Island National Historical Park
Washington

bald cypress and water tupelo treesFeature 233
April 2014
Congaree National Park
South Carolina

man looks through lava tubeFeature 230
January 2014
Lava Beds National Monument
California

man crossing fieldWeek 228
December 11, 2013
Fort Frederica National Monument
Georgia

Fort WashingtonWeek 225
November 20, 2013
Fort Washington Park
Maryland

Buffalo RiverWeek 223
October 23, 2013
Buffalo National River
Arkansas

deerWeek 222
September 25, 2013
Arkansas Post National Memorial
Arkansas

boy on the bank of Bluestone RiverWeek 221
September 18, 2013
Bluestone National Scenic River
West Virginia

yellow-bellied marmot peaks out of hideawayWeek 220
September 11, 2013
Cedar Breaks National Monument
Utah

Russell CaveWeek 218
August 28, 2013
Russell Cave National Monument
Alabama

Double O Arch at sunsetWeek 209
June 26, 2013
Arches National Park
Utah

lake shoreWeek 204
May 15, 2013
Isle Royale National Park
Michigan

bird in flightWeek 197
March 20, 2013
City of Rocks National Reserve
Idaho

wildflowers in the dunesWeek 195
March 6, 2013
Mojave National Preserve
California

two girls in caveWeek 193
February 20, 2013
Mammoth Cave National Park
Kentucky

men on horsebackWeek 192
February 13, 2013
Nicodemus National Historic Site
Kansas

alligator eating an appleWeek 188
January 16, 2013
Everglades Canyon National Park
Florida

snow covers Grand Canyon's temples and buttesWeek 187
January 09, 2013
Grand Canyon National Park
Arizona

two men dressed as cavalryWeek 186
January 02, 2013
Fort Davis National Historic Site
Texas

quiet stretch of riverWeek 185
December 26, 2012
Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River
Texas

Painted Desert visitor centerWeek 184
December 19, 2012
Petrified Forest National Park
Arizona

Pecos ruinsWeek 182
December 5, 2012
Pecos National Historical Park
New Mexico

Trunk BayWeek 181
November 28, 2012
Virgin Islands National Park
Virgin Islands

Fort MatanzasWeek 179
November 14, 2012
Fort Matanzas National Monument
Florida

bathouse entranceWeek 176
October 24, 2012
Hot Springs National Park
Arkansas

the Thomas Stone houseWeek 172
September 26, 2012
Thomas Stone National Historic Site
Maryland

Civil War cannon and the New York State MonumentWeek 170
September 12, 2012
Antietam National Battlefield
Maryland

view of Never Summer Mountains from Kawuneeche ValleyWeek 167
August 22, 2012
Rocky Mountain National Park
Colorado

mountain goatWeek 164
August 1, 2012
Glacier National Park
Montana

a couple walking in neon-lit areaWeek 150
April 25, 2012
Glen Echo Park
Maryland

Winsor Castle, a historic fortWeek 149
April 18, 2012
Pipe Spring National Monument
Arizona

Fort JeffersonWeek 146
March 28, 2012
Dry Tortugas National Park
Florida

river raftersWeek 143
March 7, 2012
Obed Wild and Scenic River
Tennessee

an iwi, Hawaiian honeycreeperWeek 139
February 8, 2012
Haleakala National Park
Hawaii

ranger with sled dogsWeek 136
January 18, 2012
Denali National Park
Alaska

volcano at nightWeek 135
January 11, 2012
Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park
Hawaii

young visitor examines the battlefield mapWeek 133
December 28, 2011
Chalmette Battlefield
Louisiana

tri-colored heron and roseate spoonbillWeek 131
December 14, 2011
Canaveral National Seashore
Florida

Casa Grande in fogWeek 130
December 7, 2011
Big Bend National Park
Texas

Navajo Dome Week 129
November 30, 2011
Capitol Reef National Park
Utah

solitary skierWeek 128
November 23, 2011
Yosemite National Park
California

woman on ledgeWeek 127
November 16, 2011
Catoctin Mountain Park
Maryland

man on beachWeek 122
October 12, 2011
Cape Cod National Seashore
Massachusetts

ranger works with kidsWeek 121
October 5, 2011
Ozark National Scenic Riverways
Missouri

fall foliage at Fort ScottWeek 120
September 28, 2011
Fort Scott National Historic Site
Kansas

turtle on the beachWeek 119
September 21, 2011
Padre Island National Seashore
Texas

horse and riderWeek 118
September 14, 2011
Fort Smith National Historic Site
Arkansas

the Wall of Names and Ceremonial GatewayWeek 117
September 7, 2011
Flight 93 National Memorial
Pennsylvania

trail marker and boardwalkWeek 116
August 31, 2011
Ice Age National Scenic Trail
Wisconsin

cactusWeek 114
August 17, 2011
Saguaro National Park
Arizona

joshua trees at sunsetWeek 113
August 10, 2011
Joshua Tree National Park
California

along the Appalachian trailWeek 112
August 3, 2011
Shenandoah National Park
Virginia

musician sharing his artWeek 108
July 6, 2011
Tuzigoot National Monument
Arizona

view of the Totem TrailWeek 94
March 30, 2011
Sitka National Historical Park
Alaska

hiking trail passes under a natural archWeek 93
March 23, 2011
Badlands National Park
South Dakota

cross-country skierWeek 78
December 8, 2010
Crater Lake National Park
Oregon

along the shore of Kabetogama LakeWeek 72
October 27, 2010
Voyageurs National Park
Minnesota

hiker in the dunesWeek 64
September 1, 2010
White Sands National Monument
New Mexico

horse drawn carriageWeek 55
June 30, 2010
Acadia National Park
Maine

creek winding through forestWeek 45
April 21, 2010
Rock Creek Park
Washington, D.C.

butterflyWeek 42
March 31, 2010
Big Thicket National Preserve
Texas

cacti and flowering plants surrounding cliff dwellingWeek 39
March 10, 2010
Tonto National Monument
Arizona

green anemoneWeek 28
December 23, 2009
Cabrillo National Monument
California

underwater view of snorkelers, fish and coral reefWeek 26
December 9, 2009
Biscayne National Park
Florida

upland forest at Effigy Mounds greets the sunriseWeek 19
October 21, 2009
Effigy Mounds National Monument
Iowa

Re-enactor dressed as a Spanish soldierWeek 17
October 7, 2009
Desoto National Memorial
Florida