national park hiking trails

ShareTweet The Balanced Rock Hike is one of the easiest hikes in all of Arches National Park.  When you drive in from the entrance gate at Arches National Park, you will first drive past Park Avenue on your left and at the 9.2-mile mark come to the parking area for Balanced Rock on your right.  […]

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ShareTweet When you go to Lava Beds National Monument, the caves are the main attraction but there is also a wildlife refuge and a number of hiking trails. There are fire lookout towers all through the Pacific Northwest and you’ll find one at the top of the .7 mile (one-way) Schonchin Butte Fire Tower lookout […]

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ShareTweet When you think of Crater Lake, chances are you think of just Crater Lake itself. If you’ve only got a day to spend at Crater Lake National Park, chances are you’ll have time to make a loop around the lake and stop at a few overlooks. If you’ve got more than a day and […]

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ShareTweet The Plainki Falls Trail at Crater Lake National Park is a relatively new addition to the hiking trails at Crater Lake. The trail to Plaikni Falls was opened in 2011. It is a 2.2-mile round trip hike with an elevation gain of about 100 feet. With a big water source like Crater Lake in […]

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ShareTweet When looking for reviews of Crater Lake Trails, the Godfrey Glen Trail is a nice easy hiking trail that provides a stroll through some old growth forest areas. The trail covers about 1-mile, follows a relatively flat and well maintained dirt path over an elevation gain of about 50 feet. The Godfrey Glen Trail […]

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ShareTweet When looking for reviews of Crater Lake hiking trails there are more than enough hiking trails to keep you hiking for a few days or even a week. There is, however, only one trail at Crater Lake that will enable you to get down to the water level of the lake. This trail is […]

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ShareTweet When you visit Lassen Volcanic National Park in California, chances are you will go to the main part of the park between Manzanita Lake and the Kohm Yahpmah-nee visitor center.  This is where the heart of Lassen Volcanic National Park is located. There are services, food, water, gas, lodging and campgrounds located there. One […]

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ShareTweet Photos of Bumpass Hell at Lassen Volcanic National Park are some of the more memorable photos you will see at Lassen, particularly if you have not been to the thermal areas at Yellowstone National Park. While there are no geysers at Lassen Volcanic National Park, there are steaming pools, fumaroles, hot springs and fragile […]

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ShareTweet This article provides Mill Creek Falls photos and a review of the Mill Creek Falls trail at Lassen Volcanic National Park. When you go to Lassen Volcanic National Park there are two waterfalls you can hike to. The Mill Creek Falls hike is likely to be the one closest to where you are will […]

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ShareTweet If you are in the area of Cedar Breaks National Monument one side trip you can take is to the Cascade Falls trail to go see a waterfall. As the name implies it is not a freefall waterfall but a cascade.  The water cascades down over a bunch of rocks and is more like […]

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