California’s giant sequoias have been the object of fascination and commodification for nearly 200 years. Former park ranger Tweed traces their history In this comprehensive, engaging account.
With rain in the forecast, our day hike to Carbon Glacier turns into an opportunity to watch the seasons tick over from summer to fall in the blink of an eye.
After a summer filled with forest fire smoke, we headed to Olympic National Park to try to escape the heat.
Take two millennia of Pueblo history. Stir in Spanish invaders. Add a major Civil War battle, the birth of modern archaeology, and a 1940s movie star, and you’ve got Pecos National Historical Park.
Why do I know so little about the Santa Fe Trail? Maybe following part of it will help me find out.