Category: National Parks News and Opinions

What to do about Overcrowding at National Parks

If you haven’t been paying attention to the news concerning the US national parks lately, you may not be aware that there is a growing problem in the parks system.  They are becoming far too popular and far too easy to access.  Now, you may be wondering how the parks being too popular and too easy to access are problems, and on the surface I wouldn’t blame you for thinking that.  The parks should be enjoyed by people and they should be accessible to everyone.  However, only to a certain extent and I explain why.

Indiana Dunes – America’s 61st National Park

The month of February has brought some very big news for the national parks system in the United States.  This month, the United States National Parks Service announced the addition of a new national park.  The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore has officially been designated as America’s 61st national park.  This is great news for all of those who love beautiful places and want to see those places preserved.