Episodes

Oct. 14, 2021

#53: Zion's Epic Subway Hike

The trail to The Subway is one of the least traveled yet most spectacular in Zion National Park.

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Oct. 7, 2021

#52: Antelope Canyon

Starting at the shore of Lake Powell in northern Arizona, Antelope Canyon stretches for over twenty miles as it snakes its way so…

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Sept. 30, 2021

#51: Mailbag!

In our mailbag episodes, we answer questions from listeners about traveling, hiking, public lands, outdoor gear, and whatever els…

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Sept. 23, 2021

#50: The Best National Parks to Visit in Each Season

On today’s episode we’re going season to season, talking about which parks are great to visit during the winter, spring, summer, …

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Sept. 16, 2021

#49: Glacier National Park: Part 2 of 2

From historic hotels to jaw-dropping vistas to spectacular hiking trails, Glacier has it all.

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Sept. 9, 2021

#48: Glacier National Park: Part 1 of 2

The Crown of the Continent, Glacier National Park is one of the most visited and beloved destinations in the National Park System.

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July 15, 2021

#47: Dining Around the Parks

From donut shops to breweries and steakhouses, we discuss where you can get some delicious food while you’re visiting the parks.

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June 10, 2021

#46: Twenty-Five National Parks to Visit in Your Lifetime

Our country’s national parks are frequently referred to as “America’s Best Idea,” for good reason.

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June 3, 2021

#45: Badlands National Park

The southwest corner of South Dakota has an incredible variety of National Park Service sites to explore, and one of our favorite…

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May 27, 2021

#44: Mailbag!

It’s time again for our monthly mailbag episode where we answer questions from our listeners about national parks and other publi…

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May 20, 2021

#43: North Cascades National Park

Only a three-hour drive from Seattle, North Cascades National Park looks like you’ve traveled all the way to Switzerland.

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May 13, 2021

#42: Crater Lake National Park

In the third episode of our series about volcano parks in the Pacific Northwest we’re featuring Oregon’s Crater Lake National Par…

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May 6, 2021

#41: Mount Rainier National Park

Rising more than 14,000 feet above sea level, Mount Rainier stands as an icon in the Washington landscape.

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April 29, 2021

#40: Climbing Mount St. Helens

What’s the most difficult day hike we’ve ever done? Without question it was climbing to the top of Mount St. Helens National Volc…

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April 22, 2021

#39: Mailbag!

It’s time for our monthly mailbag episode again, where we answer questions about national parks and other public lands, as well a…

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April 15, 2021

#38: The Ten Essentials

What’s in your backpack? To prevent emergencies from happening while you’re hiking, and to deal with any that might arise, it’s i…

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April 8, 2021

#37: Above the Arctic Circle

Alaska’s eight national parks contain some of the most spectacular wilderness areas in the NPS system, but two of them, Gates of …

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April 1, 2021

#36: Dead Horse Point State Park

One of the most beautiful state parks in the country, Utah’s Dead Horse Point State Park, offers jaw-dropping views and incredibl…

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March 25, 2021

#35: Mailbag!

It’s time for our monthly mailbag episode again, where we answer questions about national parks and other public lands, gear, cam…

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March 18, 2021

#34: New Mexico Land of Enchantment

New Mexico has so many natural and historical wonders you’ll have to visit several times to see them all.

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March 11, 2021

#33: Monumental National Monuments

When we set out to visit all of the national parks, we drove past countless national monuments on our quest to check all the park…

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March 4, 2021

#32: Denali National Park

Who hasn’t dreamed of seeing the tallest peak in North America close up? Denali, at 20,308 feet in elevation, and its namesake na…

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Feb. 25, 2021

#31: Mailbag!

Our first all-mailbag episode. Thank you for all the questions and comments you’ve sent to us about our podcast.

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Feb. 18, 2021

#30: Six Astounding State Parks

In this episode we take you with us on a journey to six of our favorite state parks as we talk about what makes each of these par…

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