Auto Tour: Capitol Reef National Park in Utah

Capitol Reef National Park in central Utah tends to be overshadowed by its other four siblings, Utah's mighty Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, and Zion. After all, with all of that beautiful red rock that Utah has been blessed with, you could make the argument that most of the state should be a giant national park. Fortunately, … Continue reading Auto Tour: Capitol Reef National Park in Utah

Hiking the Pinnacle Peak Trail in Mount Rainier National Park

Pinnacle Peak Trail in Mount Rainier National Park | Photo: Caroline Meleedy

Outdoor writer, photographer, adventurer, and Chimani Brand Ambassador Caroline Meleedy recently set out on the Pinnacle Peak Trail in Mount Rainier National Park, and she took us along for the hike. Check out her blog and video below! Also be sure to Like and Follow Caroline on Facebook, Instagram, and on her Blog and website! … Continue reading Hiking the Pinnacle Peak Trail in Mount Rainier National Park

Virtual Hike: Crystal Forest Trail in Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park | Photo: Tom Tash/Chimani

    Petrified Forest National Park, located just east of Holbrook, Arizona in northeast Arizona, is special for many reasons. The park is home to some of the most stunning highlights of the Painted Desert, a colorful stretch of badlands that run from the Grand Canyon through Petrified Forest. It's also home to some of … Continue reading Virtual Hike: Crystal Forest Trail in Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona

Not Your Typical Water Parks, Florida’s National Parks Are Brimming With Excitement!

Dry Tortugas National Park

Florida’s three national parks house some of the world’s most awe-inspiring aquatic ecosystems and over 10,000 years of human history. From the protected remains of the Everglades’ fragile ecosystem to the coral reefs of Biscayne, all the way to the island of Dry Tortugas, Florida’s parks are sure to surprise you. If you haven’t already … Continue reading Not Your Typical Water Parks, Florida’s National Parks Are Brimming With Excitement!

Towering Cacti, Ancient Forests, and the Grandest Canyon; Arizona’s National Parks Have It All

Grand Canyon National Park | Photo: Tom Tash/Chimani

Each of Arizona’s national parks offers a wildly different experience, all awe-inspiring by their own rights. From Saguaro’s colossal cacti, and Petrified Forest’s preserved prehistoric plant-life, to the Grand Canyon’s, well, grand canyons, Arizona has a lot to offer. Whether you’re a novice explorer planning your first national park adventure, or a master patron of … Continue reading Towering Cacti, Ancient Forests, and the Grandest Canyon; Arizona’s National Parks Have It All

Why April And May Are The Best Months To Visit Acadia National Park

I am very blessed to live in Maine where the mountains and oceans converge. Hiking, camping, canoeing, swimming, biking – you name it and you can probably find me doing it in the summer. It’s all this that makes living in Maine so special! Most weekends in the spring, summer and fall I grab my … Continue reading Why April And May Are The Best Months To Visit Acadia National Park