Not many national parks can say they offer a stroll along the belly of an 800-foot tall bridge as one of their main attractions, but New River Gorge National Park in West Virginia can. Whether you’re testing your wits with a clipped-in adventure on the catwalk of the New River Gorge Bridge or paddling the raging rapids of the New River below, you’re sure to have the adventure of a lifetime in New River Gorge National Park.
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Farmington, New Mexico: Not Your Average Four Corners Adventure
Get ready to have everything you thought you knew about the American Southwest turned upside down, because Farmington, New Mexico, isn’t just another sleepy desert town. Here are a few surprising things you can do in Farmington, NM, during your gateway to the Four Corners.
Out of the Car and Onto the River
Our adventures with Flying Pig left us feeling so lucky to have had the knowledge and resources from our guides and the opportunity to share such a unique and unforgettable experience with our kids. The ability to get out from behind the windshield and into nature transformed our trip and gave us inspiration for what we can do as a family.
Fall in Love with Autumn in Missoula, Montana
The autumn colors in Missoula, Montana are a sight that you really don’t want to miss. Pair stunning fall views with all the excitement and adventure that Missoula has to offer and you have yourself an incredible 3 days ahead of you.
Beyond Yellowstone National Park: Ride, Fish & Float
Undoubtedly, the best way to explore the scenery around Yellowstone is from the back of a horse. Flying Pig Adventure Company offers horseback rides for all skill levels, from novice riders to expert horsemen. Meandering through Yellowstone National Park on horseback is a special experience and really encourages riders to slow down and take in the surrounding beauty.
Paddle & Saddle near Yellowstone National Park
We awoke to the smell of the crisp mountain air and moseyed out of our “glamping” tent to greet the day. We ventured out for a horseback ride with some of the folks we met the night before at the cookout. Our guides so graciously extended our ride since we missed out the night before. We were continuously impressed at how accommodating our hosts were!
5 Most ADA Friendly National Parks
“The outdoors are for everyone,”—maybe you’ve heard this phrase before. Technically, yes, they are. If you pay your taxes, you are a public land owner—but are they accessible to everyone?
National Parks Road Trip Itinerary: Utah to Yellowstone & Grand Teton
Oh boy, it’s cowboy country! In this national parks road trip itinerary we’ll take you from Salt Lake City up to a few of the most iconic national parks, but not without passing through a myriad of smaller, more quaint, less-traveled towns that Utah, Wyoming, and Idaho have to offer.