The park's dark skies make it an ideal place for star-viewing, adding to the attraction of its natural beauty.
DrFumblefinger enjoys visiting Yosemite National Park in spring partially to see the Mountain Dogwood trees bloom.
DrFumblefinger visits the lovely Vermillion Lakes, an often photographed site in Banff National Park.
Pierre spots a young Great Horned Owl while going for a walk in Alberta.
PHeymont visits Scotland's fascinating and diverse National Museum. Llike the Smithsonian, it's a "nation's attic."
Grand Escapades recommends a day spent in chimpanzee habituation because of the wonderful close opportunities you have to observe these intelligent animals.
Ian Cook shares a great sequence of photos of an heron flying in and then catching a fish in the River Coquet, Northumberland.
DrFumblefinger spent a lot of time enjoying the views of beautiful Mount Shasta while on a recent road-trip to California.
Gumbo was visiting the fabulous San Diego Zoo Safari Park. About a half hour's drive north of San Diego, it covers a vaste 1800 acres and offers the opportunity to see hundreds of species of often endangered animals roam freely in their vast enclosures.
DrFumblefinger shares a visit to a lovely beach park on the windward side of Oahu.
Ian Cook shares some cute images of curious English deer.
Marilyn Jones reminds us that there is so much to see out-of-doors, and South Carolina has more than its share.
DrFumblefinger shares photos of the relative rare snow plant, which grows at high altitude in the mountains of the US western states.
DrFumblefinger was pleasantly surprised to find this bison very near the road as he traveled through rural Kansas.
Ian Cook shares photos of a magnificent growth of daffodils at Warkworth Castle