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Grassy Ridge Bald, Roan Highlands, North Carolina


Grassy Ridge Bald, Roan Highlands, North Carolina

Grassy Ridge Bald is situated within the Roan-Unaka Mountain Range along the state borders of western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee. ...

Sol Duc Springs, Olympic National Park, Washington


Sol Duc Springs, Olympic National Park, Washington

Sol Duc Valley is located inside Olympic National Park, Washington State. Location Sol Duc Valley is...

Mount McKinley, Denali National Park & Preserve, Alaska


Mount McKinley, Denali National Park & Preserve, Alaska

Denali, or Mt. McKinley, as it's more commonly known, can be seen from all over the state of Alaska.

Boca Ciega Millennium Park, Florida


Boca Ciega Millennium Park, Florida

With more than 175 documented bird types, Boca Ciega Millennium Park is one of more than 500 stops along the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail.

Beavers Bend & Hochatown State Park, Oklahoma


Beavers Bend & Hochatown State Park, Oklahoma

Beavers Bend & Hochatown State Park is located about nine miles north of Broken Bow, Oklahoma, on Highway 259 and four miles east on U.S. Route 259A.

Rock Island State Park, Tennessee


Rock Island State Park, Tennessee

Rock Island State Park is set in the Cumberland Plateau area of central Tennessee. Location Rock Island...

Elakala Falls, Blackwater Falls State Park, West Virginia


Elakala Falls, Blackwater Falls State Park, West Virginia

Elakala Falls is located inside of Blackwater Falls State Park in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia.

White Sands Nat’l Monument, New Mexico


White Sands Nat’l Monument, New Mexico

The White Sands National Monument sits at the heart of New Mexico's Tularosa Basin.

Coastal Areas, Maine


Coastal Areas, Maine

If you could draw a relatively straight line that followed the Maine coast from Kittery to Lubec, you'd end up with a length of about 230 miles. ...

Dutch Harbor, Unalaska, Alaska


Dutch Harbor, Unalaska, Alaska

Nearly 1,000 miles southwest of Anchorage sit two small islands in Alaska's Aleutian Islands connected only by a 500-foot bridge

The Rookery At Smith Oaks Sanctuary, Texas


The Rookery At Smith Oaks Sanctuary, Texas

We follow wildlife from Haines in Alaska, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico and Lake Martin in Louisiana, to the Venice Rookery and Alligator Farm in Florida, but The Rookery at Smith Oaks Sanctuary is best for us.

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming


Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Yellowstone National Park is known for its spectacular scenery and incredible thermal features, including 300 geysers and hot springs, as well as a wealth of wildlife. ...

Gulf Islands National Seashore, Florida & Mississippi


Gulf Islands National Seashore, Florida & Mississippi

Stretching over 150 miles of coastline from Cat Island in Mississippi to Santa Rosa Island in Florida, Gulf Islands National Seashore spans across two island chains from the Florida Panhandle to the coast of Mississippi.

Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio


Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio

It's a nature photographer's paradise because so much material can be found within a 15- to 20-minute drive between most of these locations. ...

Little Hawksbill Crag, Ozark National Forest, Arkansas


Little Hawksbill Crag, Ozark National Forest, Arkansas

Little Hawksbill Crag presents a dramatic view overlooking the White River in Arkansas.

Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range, Montana


Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range, Montana

Captured as the sun was setting over a ridge on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range, these fighting stallions are part of a herd of 150 free-roaming mustangs and feral horses known locally as "wild horses."

Missouri River, North Dakota


Missouri River, North Dakota

North Dakota offers more than 390 miles of shoreline along the Missouri, most of which are public.

Baxter State Park, Maine


Baxter State Park, Maine

Baxter State Park occupies about 210,000 acres of beautiful and rugged Maine wilderness.

Arrowhead Region, Minnesota


Arrowhead Region, Minnesota

Named for the distinctive shape of its borders along Canada to the north and Lake Superior to the southeast, the Minnesota Arrowhead region offers spectacular views of Lake Superior as well as valleys, rivers, lakes and numerous waterfalls.

Zion National Park, Utah


Zion National Park, Utah

Located to the south of Cedar City (57 miles north on Interstate 15) and the east of Saint George, Utah (40 miles to the south), Zion National Park is found on State Route 9 surrounding Springdale, Utah, to the north.

Churchill, Manitoba, Canada


Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

Churchill, Manitoba, is known as the polar bear capital of the world.

Kauapea Beach, Kauai, Hawaii


Kauapea Beach, Kauai, Hawaii

The North Shore of Kauai is lined with stunningly vibrant tropical beaches.

Denver Area, Colorado


Denver Area, Colorado

Adjacent to several state and national parks, diversity is the name of the game in Denver and the surrounding area.

The Palouse, Washington State And Idaho


The Palouse, Washington State And Idaho

Covering more than 6,000 square miles of southeastern Washington and northwestern Idaho, the Palouse was named by the French when they came across this area of rich topsoil that lies across bucolic, rounded knolls and hillocks.

Octoraro Creek, Pennsylvania


Octoraro Creek, Pennsylvania

Designated for conservation efforts in 1983 as one of 13 Pennsylvania Scenic Rivers, Octoraro Creek is a 22-mile-long tributary of the massive Susquehanna River.

Acadia National Park, Maine


Acadia National Park, Maine

Acadia National Park is a little more than 160 miles up the coast from Portland, Maine.

Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California


Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California

One of the most photographed locations in one of the most popular photographic destinations in the world, iconic Half Dome towers nearly 5,000 feet above the valley floor of Yosemite National Park.

Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park Tennessee


Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park Tennessee

Located along the border of western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in the U.S. park system. ...

Glacier National Park, Montana


Glacier National Park, Montana

Northern Montana's expansive Glacier National Park offers over 700 miles of trails, with 760 lakes, 175 mountains and two dozen glaciers. ...

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Highlands, North Carolina


Highlands, North Carolina

Highlands, N.C., is located on a high plateau within the larger Blue Ridge Mountains, a mature range that's named for the distinctly blue haze said to be the product of trees releasing isoprene into the atmosphere.

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