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Where to Stay Near White Sands National Park — Take Note!

White Sands National Park is a vast field of gypsum sand dunes in the remote desert of Southern New Mexico. The White Sands Missile Range surrounds the park, and there is an Air Force base nearby. The 145,000-acre area is covered by gypsum crystal sand dunes. It may not be easy to find a place …

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How Many National Parks are in Minnesota? — Now I Know!

The United States collectively owns millions of acres of protected land scattered throughout each state. These public lands include parks, forests, mountains, lakes, rivers, monuments, and historic sites. Visitors to national parks enjoy plenty of recreation, from hiking and camping to picnicking and watersports. The parks are either free or charge a nominal entrance fee.   …

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How Many National Parks are in Idaho? I Want to Go There!

Only two of the seven NPS (National Park Service) units in Idaho have ‘National Park’ in their name. Therefore, these are the only two that I consider actual national parks. At the end of this article, you will find a list of six NPS service units in Idaho. (The seventh is a trail, which is …

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