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Your host reveals tips on how to save Money and Time during your Yellowstone vacation with over 60 years of personal experience in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks and his family has been visiting the area since 1919. Learn about alternative airports you can fly into to save money on flights as well as money saving Lodging tips where you can stay for less than $100.00 per night right outside of Yellowstone Park saving you thousands of dollars on your Yellowstone vacation before you ...
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Wyoming’s best adventure starts in Wind River Country. Located in western Wyoming, just beyond Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Teton Mountains, Wind River Country is the place to go to get away from the crowds. Unplug, unwind and find room to roam in Dubois, Hudson, Lander, Riverton, Shoshoni or on the Wind River Indian Reservation, the only Reservation in the Cowboy State
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Grand Teton Music Festival

Grand Teton Music Festival

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The mission of the Grand Teton Music Festival (GTMF) is to engage, entertain, educate, and inspire our resident and seasonal communities through exhilarating musical experiences. GTMF fulfills its mission through 150 concerts, education activities and community events each year. The main driver of GTMF’s impact is its annual summer festival held in Jackson Hole each July and August. The Festival Orchestra led by Music Director Sir Donald Runnicles is its heart and soul. This “super group” of ...
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National Parks Traveler is the world's top-rated, editorially independent, nonprofit media organization dedicated to covering national parks and protected areas on a daily basis. Traveler offers readers and listeners a unique multimedia blend of news, feature content, debate, and discussion all tied to national parks and protected areas.
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Join Ash and John from Dirt In My Shoes as we explore America’s National Parks! We’re taking you around the national parks and talking about our favorite things, fun facts, adventures, and trip planning. Expect big laughs and fantastic information as we tour the parks together. Let’s start exploring!
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A midlife crisis, an answer to prayer, inspired two decades of a woman's solo night adventures in Grand Teton National Park, seeking hope in the darkness and renewal of a childlike heart. These are meditations from those sojourns with God in the wilderness, exploring beyond my boundaries and finding unexpected mysteries and wonders in the night. Listen, Relax & Dream. Peaceful stories for contemplation and rest.
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A Geology and Earth Science Podcast. Join Chris, an award-winning geology teacher, and Jesse, a geoscience professor, in discussing the amazing features of our planet and their impact on your everyday life. No prior knowledge required. New episodes coming at you every week. Listen, subscribe, share with someone you know!
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In Dear Bob and Sue, authors Matt and Karen Smith share stories of their travels to all of the U.S. National Park as well as other spectacular public lands. From adventures gone awry to memorable moments and Q&As from readers, get to know the couple behind the books and get inspired to go on some adventures of your own.
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What does the average day of a National Park Ranger look like? With 429 individual units managed by the National Park Service throughout the country, this question can have a variety of differing answers, depending who you ask and where you ask. Host Trevor Lind seeks to find these answers through his travels, as well as explore the lesser-known NPS locations that share the same captivation and charm as our larger National Parks. Tune in to hear the diverse and unique experiences of the Rang ...
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Welcome to T.B.I.H.A.B. ASMR podcast, where we invite you to sit back, relax, and let the sounds transport you to a world of pure relaxation and tranquility, even curiosity. Our goal is to create an immersive audio experience that engages all your senses, taking you on a journey through a variety of environments and situations. From the hustle and bustle of a busy city street, the calming sounds of the woods, a desert night under the starts, even the soundscapes of a manufacturing process, f ...
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Road Bois

Jacob Bellotti, Jeremy Shapiro, Jeremy Campbell, Jeff Kurkjian

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From late June to early August, 2 best friends took a 14,000-mile cross-country road trip to get away from the world. It brought them to 20 National Parks, 33 states, 46 cities, and 43 national monuments, forests, memorials, grasslands, and recreational areas. In each episode, they outline one of the stops; discuss the history of the place, their impressions, and a piece of dark-history tea associated with it. It’s dramatic, scandalous, captivatingly funny, and hopefully it inspires your nex ...
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Nature Photography Show

Nature Photography Show

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The Nature Photography Show Podcast is dedicated, as you might guess, to all things nature photography. The episodes cover all aspects of nature photography with perhaps a little, sports, aviation, lighting, and portrait, photography tossed in (I love it all). We will also discuss gear and gadgets to help you in the field. Mixed in with these episodes are interviews with the industries best photographers and news as it affects photography.
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Due to some last minute changes, I updated what was my last podcast for the 2024 season in both Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. We cover the recent opening of Firehole Lake Drive where you can see one of the best geysers in the world and lots of other fun stuff on a road that has remained closed for the last 2 seasons but just remarkabl…
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Join us as we explore the best-dispersed camping spots near Grand Teton National Park. We'll provide practical tips, highlight incredible wildlife encounters, and share how to make the most of your adventure in this beautiful park. Tune in for all you need to know for your next camping trip! Show notes: thefaiolas.com/127…
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Today, we are going on an adventure in Ash’s favorite national park—Grand Teton! We’re hiking through Cascade Canyon, the most popular longer trail in the Tetons. Join us as we visit Jenny Lake, Hidden Falls, Inspiration Point, and even Lake Solitude along the Cascade Canyon Trail! Whether you’re going for a multi-day backpacking trip or a quick hi…
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In this episode of Planet Geo, Chris Bolhuis and Dr. Jesse Reimink dive deep into the geology of the Grand Teton National Park. They cover the park's ancient rock formations, from the Archean gneiss to the granites formed around 2.5 billion years ago. The discussion also explores significant geological events like the Severe and Laramide orogenies,…
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In our Mailbag! episodes, we answer questions from listeners about the national parks, ranger-led tours, road trips, hiking, camping, backpacking, gear, relationships, and pretty much whatever anyone wants to ask us. In this episode, we cover these topics: · Zion National Park is working on a new visitor use management plan, · Issues related to Mou…
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One of the most troublesome aspects of heading out into national parks, national forests, and other federal lands for camping, paddling, or climbing – as well as many other recreational pursuits – is the rising tide of fees to do so. There are reservation fees, cancellation fees, fees to change the date of your trip, even fees to gain a priority po…
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Dive into the fascinating world of Mammoth Cave with Dr. Jesse Reimink and Chris Bolhuis in this episode of Planet Geo. From understanding the types of passageways formed by ancient underground rivers to exploring the intricate and beautiful cave decorations like stalactites, stalagmites, and flowstone, this episode provides a comprehensive and eng…
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As one of the most intriguing and *potentially* deadly volcanoes in America, Mount Rainier has been on people’s radars for a long time. So today, we're thrilled to be delving into the wonders of the one and only Mount Rainier National Park! This incredible mountain and its surrounding area was created as the fourth national park in the United State…
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Along 1,600 miles of the Eastern Seaboard, from Maine to Florida, sea level rise, subsidence, and more potent storms are challenging the National Park Service to figure out how best to protect wildlife and their habitats, as well as historic structures, archaeological sites, modern infrastructure, landscapes, and, of course, visitors. In the coming…
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In this episode, Chris Bolhuis and Dr. Jesse Reimink dive into the complexities of Zircon grains from the Jack Hills conglomerate in Western Australia—some of the Earth's oldest fragments. They discuss the environmental conditions necessary for their formation and survival, the role of magma differentiation in creating intermediate to felsic rocks,…
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There is never a shortage of stories to follow across the National Park System, whether you’re in the West at Olympic National Park, the Northeast at Acadia National Park, or the Southwest at Grand Canyon National Park. This week, Contributing Editor Kim O’Connell is down in North Carolina to spend a few days at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, whi…
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In this episode of Exploring the National Parks, we are headed back to one of our favorite National Parks — Mesa Verde! We are diving into the fun facts about this park and focusing on the people who lived here. The incredible human history in this area is what this park is all about, and we are so excited to share it with you! Join us as we take a…
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In the remote wilderness of the Brooks Mountain Range in Alaska, where untamed rivers wind through vast expanses of tundra and towering mountains, a peculiar and alarming phenomenon is taking place. Since 2017 at least 75 pristine waterways, which once shimmered with crystalline clarity, have taken on a haunting hue of orange and now contain very c…
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Join us as we explore Alpine, Wyoming, nestled at the confluence of the Snake and Greys Rivers. From camping at the picturesque Palisades Reservoir to discovering the scenic wonders of Route 89, this episode covers the best activities, stunning landscapes, and must-visit spots. Tune in for our personal experiences and travel tips! Show notes: https…
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What’s on your bucket list? It’s a topic everyone is talking about these days, and we have a few suggestions for anyone who loves our national parks and public lands. Back in the day, our list was simple; visit all the U.S. national parks. But once we checked them all off, we realized our list was longer than when we started. In this episode, we ta…
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On June 14 and 15, crowds gathered in Hudson, Wyoming for the 11th Annual Hudson Daze. In this month’s lively podcast, Charene Herrera explores small town USA with Mayor Sherry Oler, who provides a warm welcome before sharing her insights on the significance of Hudson Daze, the Town’s dedication to preserving its rich heritage and the importance of…
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Download the CampGeo app now at this link. On the app you can get tons of free content, exclusive images, and access to our Geology of National Parks series. You can also learn the basics of geology at the college level in our FREE CampGeo content series - get learning now! Like, Subscribe, and leave us a Rating! —————————————————— Instagram: @plan…
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Have you ever wanted to scratch beneath the surface of a national park and gain a better understanding of the issues the National Park Service is challenged with? Or to see what research is being conducted, or understand what goals are being chased? The staff at Grand Teton National Park just released their 2024 Grand Glimpse of the Park and the ma…
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This episode is Part 2 of our Mammoth Cave series - where we discuss the geological setup that enabled creation of the longest cave system in the world. The geology of the region, including the Green River, set the stage for the formation of Mammoth Cave, the largest cave system that has been mapped. Stay tuned for our third installment on Mammoth …
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Welcome back to another episode of our ASMR podcast, where we take you on an auditory exploration through the sounds of technology and innovation. This marks our second visit to this location, extending our previous one and a half hour experience from the first season to a ‘super extended’ session of over 12 and a half hours! Technology has revolut…
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The auditory landscape of a collective assembling something from the ground up. You’ll be privy to the sounds of implements and resources being collected and organized, as the group readies themselves to commence their endeavor. As the undertaking springs into action, you’ll be treated to the gratifying noises of clicks, beeps, thuds, and whistles …
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It’s time to drive one of the most epic roads in any national park – Glacier’s Going-to-the-Sun Road! In this episode of Exploring the National Parks, we are sharing our insider tips for this gem of a scenic drive. The Going-to-the-Sun Road cuts right through Glacier as it travels deeper into the park’s majestic mountains! We’re talking all about o…
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Discover the hidden gem of Twin Falls, Idaho! From the stunning Perrine Bridge and Snake River Canyon to the majestic Shoshone Falls, this town offers breathtaking views and endless adventure. It is perfect for families and thrill-seekers alike. Show notes: https://thefaiolas.com/125By Tony and Kristen Faiola
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As the National Mammal and a symbol closely tied to the National Park Service and the national parks, bison are highly revered in the United States. But that doesn’t mean they’re free of controversy. Recently the staff at Yellowstone National Park released the Final Environmental Impact Statement on a bison management plan for the park. The preferr…
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Download the CampGeo app now at this link. On the app you can get tons of free content, exclusive images, and access to our Geology of National Parks series. You can also learn the basics of geology at the college level in our FREE CampGeo content series - get learning now! Like, Subscribe, and leave us a Rating! —————————————————— Instagram: @plan…
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Join us as we take you on an epic road trip to all four of Colorado’s national parks! These four parks are incredibly diverse, and this trip will have you driving through alpine forests in the Rocky Mountains, hiking up the tallest sand dunes in North America, climbing ladders as you explore cultural treasures, and standing on the rim of a seemingl…
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We are exploring Colorado’s Mesa Verde National Park in this episode of Exploring the National Parks. This unique national park is for anyone who loves history, especially the fascinating story of the people native to the Southwest! Mesa Verde is a sacred homeland to 26 different Native American tribes, and it protects the heritage of these incredi…
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There is so much rich history across the National Park System, from chapters of the Revolutionary War held in parks in the eastern half of the country to stories from the gold rush that stampeded through Alaska during the late 1890s. This is Kurt Repanshek, your host at The National Parks Traveler. I’ve always been fascinated with history. And when…
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Dive into the fascinating world of national park passport stamps and elevate your park adventures. Learn about the National Park Passport Program, and our unique bullet journal system. Join us for an adventure filled with discovery and keepsakes. Show notes: https://thefaiolas.com/124By Tony and Kristen Faiola
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This is the first episode in a series of 3 on the world's longest cave system - Mammoth Cave in Kentucky. In this episode, Chris and Jesse talk a little about Mammoth and some of its impressive statistics. The focus however, is more about the necessary ingredients for cave development in general. We talk about the 4 general ingredients: suitable ro…
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You may not have even heard of this park, so you’re in for a real treat! Today on the Exploring the National Parks Podcast, we’re sharing our favorite fun facts about Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio. This park is more of a blend between a national historical site and a national park because it has both natural beauty and significant historica…
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Recently I read “The Wolverine Way”, by Douglas Chadwick. It’s a book from 2012 that really dives into the lives of wolverines, a small mammal with a cantankerous reputation that the US Fish and Wildlife Service late last year announced would be a threatened species. The book is a fascinating biography, if you will, of wolverines. Chadwick has an e…
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In this podcast, I have been through all of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks and surveyed everything from Road Construction delays to road closures as well as trail closures so you will know what to expect when you arrive. We also go over some swimming area closures and how you can use the guidebook to go Hot Potting and Swimming througho…
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In this episode, Jesse and Chris talk about the geology of Iceland - although we keep it at a high level. We're going to come back to this - Iceland - later after Chris returns from his trip. Then, we'll get into some of detail that makes Iceland so unique. Here, we discuss how Iceland might be a prototype for the formation of continents and also t…
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Explore Nevada's hidden high desert oasis at Wayne E. Kirch Wildlife Management Area. Located 175 miles north of Las Vegas, this lush area offers diverse ecosystems, fishing, natural hot springs, and scenic off-road trails. Join us as we share tips and highlights from our adventure, perfect for family trips and outdoor enthusiasts. Show notes: http…
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Did you know that there are some five and a half million acres of our National Parks that are underwater? There are sunken ships and aircraft. There are remnants of industry and mining. There are coral reefs and underwater caverns. The Submerged Resources Center of the National Park Service is where these water resources are explored and documented…
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Join the Faiola family as we venture into the breathtaking landscapes of Red Rock Canyon near Las Vegas. In this episode, we guide you through the best hikes, off-roading trails, and scenic spots this stunning desert destination has to offer. Plus, don't miss our gear review of the Midland MXT575 and Midland GXT1000VP4 GMRS radios, perfect for stay…
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Hardpan! Where did this idea for an episode come from? Chris has been doing a ton of yard work lately and it’s not uncommon come across a layer when digging a hole that is next to impossible to penetrate. He has to bust out my pick axe to get through it. It's Called Hardpan. Really dense layer that often occurs below the topsoil. Problems: Roots ca…
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Welcome to the premiere episode of "Wyoming's Wind River Country: Yellowstone's Unique Neighbor," brought to you by the Wind River Visitors Council. Join your hosts, Charene The Adventure Queen and Helen Wilson, along with special guests Jackie Dorothy, a historian, and Kevin Scannell from the Riverton Museum. The Wind River Visitors Council partne…
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Let’s talk about a national park that we know many of you are visiting this summer -- Yosemite! Today on the Exploring the National Parks Podcast, we’re sharing our top 5 favorite classic Yosemite Valley views. Few places in the world are as picturesque as this national park, and we are excited to talk about the must-see spots you won’t want to mis…
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Summer is almost here. The upcoming Memorial Day weekend is the official kickoff to the summer travel season, and I’m happy to say that the National Parks Traveler will be continuing to bring you news about the parks and how you can enjoy them. As much as Editor-in-Chief Kurt Repanshek was looking forward to retiring, listener and reader support ha…
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Welcome to "Wyoming's Wind River Country: Yellowstone's Unique Neighbor" Podcast! We are thrilled to introduce you to the Wind River Visitors Council's brand-new podcast, "Wyoming's Wind River Country: Yellowstone's Unique Neighbor." Join your hosts, Charene the Adventure Queen and Helen Wilson, as we embark on an exciting journey through one of Wy…
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Living full-time on the road sometimes makes challenging life issues even more difficult. Follow along with our journey to find our perfect new ride and the complications of doing this because of our lifestyle. From the breakdowns to navigating the logistics of vehicle registration and proof of address, we share the highs and lows of making this pu…
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Download the CampGeo app now at this link. On the app you can get tons of free content, exclusive images, and access to our Geology of National Parks series. You can also learn the basics of geology at the college level in our FREE CampGeo content series - get learning now! Like, Subscribe, and leave us a Rating! —————————————————— Instagram: @plan…
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We are doing something new on the podcast! We want to start interviewing some of the coolest people on the planet – park rangers! For our very first interview, we are talking to Ranger Ryan Cooper, who works for Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. His job is to map the Lewis and Clark Trail, so he’s basically a modern-day explorer! Today, he i…
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With the summer vacation season not too far off, no doubt many National Park Service Superintendents are trying to figure out how to manage the crowds and avoid impacts to natural resources in the park system. With Memorial Day weekend just two weeks away, and Congress in its usual battles over how to fund the federal government, we wanted to take …
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Smokies Life, which most of you who closely follow Great Smoky Mountains National Park know was previously known as the Great Smoky Mountains Association, produces educational and informational materials for Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This week we’re joined by Laurel Rematore, the chief executive officer of Smokies Life, to discuss the na…
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Today we really go into the weeds. Jesse and a colleague just published a paper in the journal Nature that proposes a new model for how continents became stable. Stable continents have all the granite at the surface, which contains all the heat producing elements like U and Th and K - elements that decay away. Today, we discuss that paper in detail…
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In this episode of Exploring the National Parks, we are exploring Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio! This national park is so incredible because it was an important area for the development of the wild frontier. It also sparked a crucial environmental movement and opened up discussions on the importance of the natural environment. You don’t usu…
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