Rock On: 11 Lesser-Known Geologic Wonders in National Parks
From mysterious gliding rocks in Death Valley to fossils of some of the most ancient life forms in Glacier, here are 11 lesser-known geologic wonders—including a few personal favorites from Bruce Heise of the Park Service’s Geologic Resources Inventory program.
One-of-a-Kind Destinations: 11 National Park Curiosities
National parks preserve wondrous landscapes, stories, and artifacts—as well as a whole host of weird and exceptional sights. From wacky-looking rocks to giant monuments of steel, here’s a short list of places to explore that are like nowhere else in the world.
Morning Light on the Tetons | Ryan Wright Photography | Landscape Photographer
Schwabacher Landing is a popular destination for photographers to catch the morning sunlight hitting the Tetons and being reflected in the still waters of beaver ponds along the Snake River as it runs through Grand Teton National Park. The road to Schwabacher Landing is closed due to budget cuts and now the National Park Service treats this road as a hiking trail. After the 1.25 mile walk down to the river, there are numerous areas to capture the gorgeous scenery along the banks of the…