What is the America the Beautiful Pass?

“There is nothing so American as our national parks…. The fundamental idea behind the parks…is that the country belongs to the people, that it is in process of making for the enrichment of the lives of all of us.”   Those words are just as true today as they were the day FDR uttered them….

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Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve

Anticipation was high as we drove the isolated back roads through Idaho to Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve. Halfway into a 5500 mile road trip that had included Theodore Roosevelt National Park and Glacier National Park, we’d been driving for eight hours from Montana and we were ready to be out of…

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Big Bend National Park

  “Big Bend is a land of strong beauty-often savage and always imposing” Lori Garrison   When it comes to National Parks, Big Bend checks all the boxes. Rivers, mountains, canyons, dark skies, hot springs and fossils are just a few of the amazing things you will see in the park. Since it’s also one…

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