National Park Service Fee Free Day: November 11

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To honor our Veterans the National Park Service has waived entrance fees for all Americans November 11th. If you know a Veteran, take them out for a hike, or even better: camping. Start planning your trip today on tripleblaze.com or at the National Park Service website. When you get back rate your camp, hike, or cave, leave a comment and share your …

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National Park Service Fee Free Day: September 26

Summer is almost over, but the fun doesn’t have to stop now! In honor of National Public Lands Day, the National Park service has waived entrance fees September 26th. Get out there and explore our public lands! Photo: Melissa Peacock. Start planning your trip visit today on tripleblaze.com or at the National Park Service website. When you get back …

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National Park Service Fee Free Day: August 25

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Photo: carsuek Come celebrate the National Park Service’s 99th Birthday entrance fee free August 25th. The National Park Service is comprised of 401 National Parks across the country. You may be surprised that you are only a short road trip away for a quick weekday adventure. Start planning your trip visit today on tripleblaze.com or at the National …

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Video: “Backpacking Grand Canyon National Park, Part 2: Your Trip”

Hiking in the Grand Canyon is so demanding that even people in excellent condition often emerge sore and fatigued. Yet small children, senior citizens, and people with physical disabilities have successfully hiked the canyon. This video shows what it takes to have a successful hike. A hike into the Grand Canyon will test your physical …

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Doing #2 Outdoors

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Over on Examiner.com Jay Werth shares his tips for pooping outdoors – a must read for anyone planning on a “primitive” camping trip this summer. To be honest I’ve camped in very few places that didn’t at least have a vault-style toilet with the exception of backpacking along the Appalachian Trail. Even then, many shelters …

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National Parks Announce 3 Free Weekends This Summer!

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As if US National Parks weren’t already one of the best outdoor recreation values around, this summer the Department of the Interior is waiving entry fees at 147 parks one weekend each month. The idea is to boost local tourism and economies near the National Parks which are already preparing for a busy season as …

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