state parks

While many national parks have been forced to close, there are great state-run alternatives.
Visitors dig up diamonds worth thousands of dollars. 💎
For many Americans, state parks provide the easiest and least expensive way to connect with nature.
The guide says the pictograph is one thousand years old, give or take one hundred. "You can't use carbon dating, because the paints are mineral based and not vegetable."
Though often remote, the Appalachian Trail was a route like any other. Ordinary roads ran near it and intersected it as it wound its way around towns, over rivers and across forested valleys. What was to stop me from tracking the trail by . . . car?