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National Park Week Every April, during the presidentially-proclaimed National Park Week, The National Park Service teams up with the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks. Together they celebrate America's treasures! This year National Park Week is from April 20-28 and it is all about exploring Earth's amazing places and discovering stories of history and culture! The National Park Service and The National Park Foundation encourage you to help out and find your park!  The Daily Schedule  We celebrated Earth Day yesterday, and now here is the schedule for the rest of the week! There is so much to learn and so many activities to participate...

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What Is Earth Day The first Earth Day was on April 22, 1970 and it is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. Their mission is to continue to diversify, educate and activate this movement worldwide.  So far, Earth Day Network has 75,000 partners in nearly 192 countries all working to build environmental democracy. It is estimated that more than 1 billion people participate in Earth Day activities each year, which makes it the largest civic observance in the world. Earth Day 2019 Every year, Earth Day Network promotes a different theme. This year the theme is “Protect Our Species.” The goal...

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Free Camping? Yes, it is true! There is such a thing as free camping and there are way more free camping opportunities in the United States than you might think. At these campsites, you will be dispersed camping, which means you will be without the amenities of established campgrounds. So, you need to come fully prepared and carry in (and out) everything you might need.  The trade off for lack of amenities is more privacy, more adventure, and typically more incredible views!   Where Can You Camp For Free? Bureau of Land Management (BLM) BLM Land, while mostly out west, is public land that...

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Bouldering in Alabama  Alabama might not be the first place you think of when it comes to bouldering, but according to Roots Rated, Alabama actually has some of the best bouldering spots in the country. Alabama is conveniently located at the end of the southern Appalachian Mountains, which creates unique bouldering opportunities for both beginners and experts. Read on to learn more!   Our Top 5 Bouldering Spots 1. Horse Pens 40 Located in the northwest near Steele, Alabama, Horse Pens 40 is the number one choice for bouldering in the state! Climbers from all over the world come here for this...

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The Ultimate Adventure  Taking a trip to a national park is an incredible adventure that will have you in awe and leave you with lasting memories. Whether you have been to a national park before or this is your first time, each trip is unique and exciting. Every trip, though, requires proper planning. Continue reading for our step by step guide that will help you plan your national park trip and ensure you have the best time! Badlands National Park, Photo by NPS/ Sara Feldt Planning Your National Park Trip Step 1: Choosing a Park There are 60 national parks to choose from! Choosing...

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