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Will the AT still end on Katahdin in five years? It depends what officials in Baxter State Park decide to do.
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#NPS100: The Boiling River, located in Yellowstone National Park, is famous for the convergence of a very hot spring that emerges from a small cave and the Gardner River. The spring joins the river in a series of small, steaming waterfalls, creating a natural hot tub. Our National Parks are filled with wonders like the hot springs at Yellowstone - where are you planning to go on your next park trip?#FindYourPark
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John Donovan's disappearance on the PCT was a mystery to his friends. Then two lost hikers found a clue that changed everything. A classic from the Backpacker Magazine archives:
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#NPS100: The numerous fallen trees below Gibbon Falls (and many other locations) in Yellowstone National Park are the result of many factors, the most famous being the well-known Fire of ’88. Preservation conditions in the Park mean leaving most logs where they lie as part of the natural ecosystem. Find out more about maintaining the beauty of our Parks at
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Simple's the name of the game with this sleek, single-wall family tent. What's your go-to camp home when you bring the kids?
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Ed Rosenthal packed for a day hike. Instead, he would spent six days alone in the desert.
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