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National Park Vacation Planners: 3D Videos and Downloadable Beta

3-D hike videos, complete trip planner pdfs, our interactive ParkFinder tool, and more.

by: The Backpacker Editors


IF YOU'RE LOOKING for in-depth extra details on the seven treks profiled in "National Parks Lifelist" in BACKPACKER'S August 2008 issue, you've come to the right place. Start by viewing a 3D video of each hike, then download our complete trip-planner PDFs. Plus, use our interactive ParkFinder to search more than 170 hikes by region, ecosystem, and activity.

Yosemite National Park
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Watch the 3-D Video Watch the 3-D Video Watch the 3-D Video
Download the Complete PDF Guide Download the Complete PDF Guide Download the Complete PDF Guide
Go to the Glacier Homepage Go to the Yosemite Homepage Go to the Great Smoky Homepage
Yellowstone National Park
Denali National Park
Watch the 3-D Video Watch the 3-D Video Watch the 3-D Video
Download the Complete PDF Guide Download the Complete PDF Guide Download the Complete PDF Guide
Go to the Olympic Homepage Go to the Yellowstone Homepage Go to the Denali Homepage
Grand Canyon National Park
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ParkFinder
Not sure where to begin? We've developed a custom tool that practically reads your mind. Search by region, ecosystem, activity and boom, perfect park.

Now Get Planning!

Watch the 3-D Video
Download the Complete PDF Guide
Go to the Grand Canyon Homepage

***Since some parks require advance permit reservations, we've also included filled-out permits—attached to the PDFs—for four of the Google Earth hikes featured here. Simply fill in your personal information and dates of travel, then fire away!


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Paul Swaekauski
Sep 04, 2008

Well, the video of South Bass to Boucher was wonderful. However, the trail at the end, steep and killer on the south side, is pronounced:
Boo-Shay. After Louis D. Boucher who made his home at Dripping Springs in the Hermit Shale near the top.

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