Free entrance days to our National Parks are awesome. They're even better when the place is not a zoo, with bumper-to-bumper traffic. November is that time so plan now for the last fee-free day of 2021.
This retired teacher, Ranger Steve Adelson, captivated the crowd with a performance you could not get out of the best actors in Hollywood. He had the entire history memorized and spoke with a command presence that made you think you were listening to Lt. Col. Ollie North's "War Stories."
With trails, campsites and state and national parks so crowded now that the COVID pandemic is on the wane, UM researchers are using the website recreation dot gov to see how and why people choose certain campsites.